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International Hotel in Derby put lives at risk by breaking fire regulations

The owner of Derby’s International Hotel has admitted serious breaches of fire regulations – which became progressively worse over time. And a judge has said that not following the rules put peoples’ lives at risk at the Burton Road business. Failing to ensure emergency exits and routes were kept clear and available and not complying […]

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Two Deaths – Government Statistics

Government statistics show there 2,190 tumble dryer fires between 2012 & 2014 – equating to 3 a day! Homes have been ruined and in one severe case, an inquest has been opened into the deaths of 2 men who died after a tumble dryer caught fire. The LGA, who represent 48 Fire & Rescue authorities […]

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Wine Shop Owner gets Suspended Sentence for Fire Safety Breach

The leaseholder of a food and wine shop with a flat above it in Brixton has been handed a two month-suspended prison sentence after admitting four fire safety offences. The owner, Mr Arunthavachelvan Jegatheepan was also ordered to service 100 hours on unpaid community work and told to pay £8000 towards legal costs. Inspectors from […]

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Franklins Fire & Safety are on the Move

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  • November 22, 2015
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After reaching our 10 year milestone earlier on in 2015 and having spent over half of those years in a wonderful location in Langham Franklins Fire & Safety are moving, 10 minutes down the road to Elmstead Market. Why move your entire office just down the road you may ask? Well over the years whilst […]

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Fire Lands Care Home in The Dock

Firefighters discovered multiple fire safety breaches after attending a fire at a care home in Derbyshire. On 29 May 2013, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) responded to an incident where a fire had broken out on the first floor of a care home for mentally ill and vulnerable people at Church Street in Ridings. […]

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Care Home Fined 120K For Fatal Fire

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  • November 6, 2014
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A London care home has been ordered to pay more than £170,000 in fines and costs following a fire that killed an elderly resident. Woolwich Crown Court heard that the incident took place at Rose Court care home in Bermondsey on 26 March 2010. Paula Parle, who suffered from dementia, died following a fire in […]

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CFOA launches business safety campaign

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  • November 6, 2014
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The Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) has announced the launch of UK Business Safety Week, which aims to reduce the risks of fires taking place at business premises. The event will take place on 8-14 December and CFOA is inviting all UK fire and rescue services to sign up to support the campaign. Key stakeholders […]

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Smoke Alarms

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  • October 22, 2014
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Every home should have at least one working smoke alarm per floor Working smoke alarms, also known as smoke detectors, are essential as they provide vital early warning and allow extra time to escape if there is a fire in your home. They can also alert neighbours to the danger of fire. Smoke alarms are […]

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