Mother and Children Killed in Severe House Fire  -  4/10/2011

Mother and Five Children Killed In ‘Worst House Blaze in London in Over a Decade’ on Saturday, 24th September.

The Penhallow Hotel fire: accident, arson or incompetence?  -  5/09/2011

Following last month's £80,000 fine on the owners of the Penhallow Hotel in Newquay after the fatal fire there in 2007, Alan Cox asks whether we have learned the whole truth about the tragedy. And in response to some of his claims below, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service set out their version of events.

Fire Risk Assessor Jailed - Nottingham  -  11/07/2011


Rosepark Nursing Home Inquiry  -  25/04/2011

"The management of fire safety at Rosepark was systematically and seriously defective. The deficiencies in the management of fire safety at Rosepark contributed to the deaths."

Prosecution of Fire Alarm Contractor - 31/01/2011

In what is thought to be the first case of its kind, a fire system contractor has been convicted under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

No risk assessment before Fire Service College blaze  -  21/01/2010

It is reported that the Fire Service College had not carried out a fire risk assessment under the Fire Safety Order at the time of last year's fire which destroyed 11 fire engines and the appliance bay they were kept in.

Plans for national register of social housing tower blocks  -  7/01/2010

Plans for a national register of social housing tower blocks in England are being outlined today by the Tenant Services Authority (TSA).

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