fire safety


Hochiki Europe Expands Fire Safety Education Commitment

Hochiki Europe has renewed its partnership with fire safety engineering apprenticeship provider the Banham Academy by donating additional equipment. BuildingRead More »


New Fire Mimic Technology Supports Fire Safety Planning

The new dynamicZM platform from Qdos transforms fire safety management by replacing traditional LED fire zone mimics with a third-partyRead More »


CheckFire Introduces Innovative Extinguishers for Lithium-ion Battery Fires

UK trade-only fire safety supplier CheckFire Ltd has launched the LFX fire extinguisher range which is designed specifically to tackleRead More »

Event News

Cygnus Debuts SmartNet Solution in Birmingham

Cygnus is unveiling new remote notification and monitoring platform Cygnus ALERT at the Fire Safety Event in Birmingham. Cygnus ALERTRead More »

United States

Funding Fire Safety in Healthcare Facilities

Mickey Eberts, CEO of REMEDI8, provides guidance on funding fire systems in U.S. hospital and healthcare facilities. Ensuring fire safetyRead More »


Panic Hardware? Emergency Exit Hardware? Where, When, Why?

Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager at Allegion UK, explains the different origins of panic and emergency exit hardware, and whyRead More »

FM Magazine

AIMing High

FM Magazine spoke to Bill Polits, Director of Sales & Strategy at refrigerant supplier A-Gas, about the regulation of hydrofluorocarbonsRead More »


Cintec Fire Resistant Anchors  

A number of fires have had a devastating effect on refurbished buildings, resulting in loss of life. Cintec has beenRead More »


OEM Innovates Early Fire Detection Systems Through Thermal by FLIR Collaboration

Teledyne FLIR announces Korea-based OEM security solutions manufacturer Eye on Cloud Tech (EOC) will leverage the Teledyne FLIR Lepton radiometricRead More »


Enhancing Fire Safety at a New Educational Facility

Four hundred electrostatic precipitator (ESP) devices from Hochiki have been installed at the pioneering Livingstone Academy in Bournemouth on the southRead More »


Helping Schools Overcome the Challenge of RAAC

In response to the escalating ‘crumbling concrete’ crisis in Britain’s schools, suppliers of temporary classrooms are supporting learning in institutionsRead More »


Serco to Provide Fire Rescue Services at Red Sea International Airport in Saudi Arabia

Serco has been awarded an eight-year contract to deliver aviation fire rescue and paramedical services at Red Sea International Airport inRead More »


A Final Call for Sprinklers

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, looks at the lessons to be learnt from a recent car parkRead More »


How a Door Becomes a Fire Door

Working fire doors are a requirement of fire safety but what differentiates them from regular doors? Kirk Smith, national accountRead More »


Cambridge Research Park Reinforces Fire Protection

Chesterford Research Park, a hi-tech campus on the outskirts of Saffron Walden near Cambridge, has installed six innovative remote fireRead More »


CABE Built Environment Ireland Conference Discusses Sprinklers

The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) has promoted awareness of sprinklers at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment ConferenceRead More »


Fire Safety Data, BIM and the UK’s Building Safety Act

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is raising awareness of recent changes made to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety)Read More »


Spare a Minute for Maintenance

Karen Trigg, business development manager for Allegion in the South East of England, comments on what new fire safety regulationsRead More »


Warringtonfire Reminds Industry of Fire Safety Responsibilities

As the UK begins Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW), Warringtonfire and sister company BM TRADA urge ‘Responsible Persons’ to refreshRead More »


Johnson Controls Enhances Autocall ES Net Life Safety Network

Johnson Controls has added long-distance connectivity between buildings and improved visual alarm safety to its ES Net Life Safety Network.Read More »


Making the Argument for Fire-retardant Treated Wood

In the run up to Fire Door Safety Week in the UK from 25th to 29th September, International Timber isRead More »


Brent Council Awards Major Residential Works Contract

The Wates Group will deliver a Major Works programme across Brent Council’s social housing portfolio under a new £35 millionRead More »


Summer Safeguarding: Protecting Schools with Fire Door Hardware

Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager at Allegion UK, explains how ‘responsible persons’ can take advantage of the summer break –Read More »

fire safety

Port of Dover Extends Scope of DMA Group Contract

The Port of Dover has expanded a fire safety framework agreement with DMA Group to include repairs and improvements acrossRead More »


FireMate Rebrands as Nimbus

FireMate which operates in the UK, Australia and other key international markets has rebranded and spun-off its fire safety solutionsRead More »


Hyfire Italy Relocates to New HQ

Wirless fire systems manufacturer Hyfire Italy (previously Argus Italy) has moved to a modern facility at via Achille Grandi 8Read More »


Blaze at West Sussex Beauty Products Warehouse

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, discusses a massive fire that engulfed an unsprinklered warehouse in Burgess HillRead More »


Shining a Spotlight on Sprinklers at CABE’s Regional Events

The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) supported the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment Conference Series in Cardiff andRead More »

FM Magazine

Fire Destroys Commercial Building in Leicestershire

Iain Cox, Chair of Business Sprinkler Alliance, comments on a massive fire which destroyed a commercial building operated by digitalRead More »


Wireless Devices Protect Historic London Theatre

One of London’s best-preserved Victorian theatres, the Harold Pinter on Panton Street in Westminster, has received a fire system upgradeRead More »


Safe and Secure Community Regeneration  

G4S and Briggs & Forrester Working in Partnership,

Case Studies

Case Study: Managing Fire Risk in Marylebone

West End Gate, located on the Edgware Road in Marylebone, London, is a prestigious residential development comprising of eight buildingsRead More »


Dorset County Hospital Upgrades Fire Safety

Dorset County Hospital, an NHS Foundation Trust hospital in the county town of Dorchester in South West England, has successfullyRead More »

Best Practice

Fires in Unsprinklered Buildings: Deploying Resources Proportionately

Tom Roche, Secretary of the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA), explains why careful allocation of fire service and water resources isRead More »

Best Practice

Protecting Restoration Projects from Fire

Cintec North America provides guidance on safeguarding against the risk of fire when buildings are being retrofitted, restored, or modernizedRead More »


Prestigious UK Golf Club Upgrades Fire System

Notts Golf Club, also known as Hollinwell, has enhanced its fire protection with the installation of over 100 wireless fireRead More »


Edinburgh Leisure Awards Fire and Security Maintenance Contract

Edinburgh Leisure, Scotland’s largest leisure trust, has selected Imtech Group business SPIE UK to deliver fire and security maintenance servicesRead More »


Allegion Launches Briton ‘Fire Door Safety’ Guides

Allegion UK has launched a new set of best practice guides on fire door safety for operators of commercial, educationRead More »

Best Practice

‘Responsible Persons’ and England’s New Fire Door Regulations

Karen Trigg, business development manager, South East at Allegion UK, explains the mandatory fire door (‘regulation 10’) checks introduced forRead More »

Best Practice

Keeping Emergency Communication Out of the “Dead Zone”

Honeywell Building Technologies on why Advanced Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) eliminate potential dead zones in commercial buildings toRead More »

FM Magazine

Why the Big UK Fire-Safety Tax for Developers is Unfair

Iwona Hovenko, Real Estate Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, says the UK’s largest homebuilders will be impacted disproportionately by new taxesRead More »


Protecting The Art of Banksy from Fire

A state of the art fire system has protected visitors and artwork during The Art of Banksy exhibition at a Read More »


Abloy UK Launches Fire Door Safety Infographic

A new infographic from Abloy to mark Fire Door Safety Week in the UK shows a correlation between rising reportsRead More »


Wireless Fire Protection Installed at Historic Country Home in Scotland

Wireless fire technology from Hyfire is protecting The House of the Binns, a historic house in West Lothian that isRead More »


Fire Door Failure: Spotting the Faults

In anticipation of Fire Door Safety Week (31st Oct – 4th Nov) Kirk Smith, Business Development Manager for Allegion UK,Read More »


Evolution Launches Life Safety Systems Division

Evolution has launched a new dedicated Life Safety Systems division that builds on almost three decades of fire safety systems’Read More »

fire safety

BSA at CABE 2022

The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) will be at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Annual Conference and Exhibition fromRead More »

fire safety

Johnson Controls Offers Open-protocol Fire Detection Technology

Johnson Controls is offering an alternative approach to fire detection with its FireClass range of open-protocol fire detection products whichRead More »


Clear Safety Joins BAFE Register

Clear Safety has achieved BAFE SP205 certification as a third-party provider of Life Safety Fire Risk Assessments. The consultancy offersRead More »


Summer School: A Fire Safety Curriculum

As educational facilities revel in a summertime of empty hallways and classrooms, Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager at Allegion UK,Read More »


Hochiki Announces Senior Global Appointment

Global life safety solutions provider Hochiki has elevated Shinsuke Kubo, manaaging director of its operations in the Middle East whoRead More »


The Haunting Impact of Decisions Past

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) revisits a fire in a commercial laundry facility in the UnitedRead More »


Intelligent Fire Detection Replaces Waking Watch Scheme in North London High-rise Blocks

Ekho, the newest hybrid wireless fire detection solution from Hochiki, has been installed in six blocks of apartment buildings operatedRead More »

fire safety

Make Do and Mend: Supporting the Environmental Argument Against Demolition

Tom Roche, Secretary of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, comments on calls from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) forRead More »

fire safety

The Hidden Costs of Smoking in Hotels

Jack O’Toole, co-founder and president of FreshAir Sensor, discusses a research finding that estimates the cost of unauthorized smoking forRead More »


Prioritising Fire Safety in Schools

Karen Trigg explains why ongoing assessments and maintenance periods in schools are essential requirements of the UK’s fire safety regulations.Read More »


Decrypting the UK’s Sheltered Housing Fire Standards

With new fire safety legislations demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg, business development manager,Read More »

fire safety

Kier Living Offers Innovative Smarthomes

10.04.2019, 10:30 Kier Living Offers Innovative Smarthomes Kier Living, the homebuilding division of the Kier Group, is the first UKRead More »

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