'It is essential fire and rescue services are well- resourced’

Following several high-profile and devastating fires in recent days, fire and rescue services have worked tirelessly across borders to ensure a dedicated and coordinated response was put in place.  These include the tragic house fire in...


NFCC expresses its sympathy to family following fatal house fire

Following the fatal house fire in Staffordshire in the early hours of this morning where four children tragically lost their lives, the National Fire Chiefs Council has expressed its deepest sympathy to the family.  The children were...


Latest research shows hidden fire risk of emollients

Scientists from Anglia Ruskin University presented findings from their work at the UK Association of Fire Investigators conference in Leeds last week. The new research carried out by forensic scientists has shown that commonly-used emollients can...


Government announce new electrical safety rules for private landlords

The government announced this week plans to place a legal requirement on private landlords to ensure the persons they hire to carry out mandatory electrical safety inspections in their properties are competent to do so. The full details can be found...

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