9th December 2016, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Defendant - Mr Karamat Hussain, Landlord 2-8 Slade Lane, Manchester

Charged with failure to provide suitable fire risk assessment, lack of effective fire doors, failure to comply with enforcement notice.

12 month prison sentence, suspended for 2 years, 200 hours unpaid work

Costs £11,025

 

2nd December 2016, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Graham Toms, Director of Europa Holiday Park
Charged with failure to provide suitable emergency lighting, failure to provide adequate staff training, failure to provide a suitable emergency plan and failure to keep emergency fire exit doors free from locks.
Sentenced to 6 months, suspended for 2 years
Fined £40,000 plus costs of £15,474
Total fine of £55,474

8th November 2016, Scarborough Borough Council
Defendant - Mr Gary Fixter, landlord of 4/5 Leading Post Street
Charged with failure to maintain internal fire doors, failure to provide an adequate fire alarm and detection system and failure to maintain fire safety systems.
Fined £24,000 plus costs of £18,000
Total fine of £42,000

27th June 2016, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Minister Care Management, Croftwood Care Home
Charged with failure to provide a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment, failure to provide an adequate fire alarm and detection system, failure to demonstrate evacuation procedures and failure to provide suitable fire compartmentation.
Fined £40,000 plus costs of £15,000
Total fine of £55,000

24th June 2016, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Helen Green, The Devonia Care Home, Emsworth
Charged with failure to comply with an enforcement notice and failure to comply with a prohibition notice.
Fined £3000 plus costs of £1,824
Total fine of £4,944

17th June 2016, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Smallwood Care Home Ltd., Cheshire
Charged with failure to provide a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment, failure to provide an evacuation procedure, failure to provide adequate means of escape from the upper floors, failure to provide a suitable fire detection system, failure to provide adequate compartmentation, failure to provide fire safety training for staff and failure to maintain systems provided for fire safety.
Fined £40,000 plus costs of £19,283
Total fine of £59,283

13th June 2016, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Nathan Jones, Vanilla Bar, Blackwood High Street
Charged with failure to cooperate with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
Fined £6000 plus costs of £7,423.09
Total fine of £13,423.09

13th May 2016, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Graeme Kerry, Bell Pub, Hoddesdon
Charged with failure to provide a suitable fire alarm and detection system, and failure to provide adequate emergency lighting.
Fined £25,000 plus costs of £6,819
Total fine of £31,819

6th May 2016, London Fire Brigade
Defendant - Mr Arunthavachelvan Jegatheepan, SN Food & Wine, Brixton
Charged with failure to carry out a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment, failure to provide a suitable fire alarm and detection systemand failure to provide suitable escape routes from the first floor accommodation.
2 month suspended prison sentence
100 hours unpaid work
Plus court costs of £8000

26th April 2016, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Gary Gregory, Camria Hotel, Paignton
Charges include failure to act upon the findings of the fire risk assessment, failure to provide a suitable fire alarm system, failure to provide and maintain suitable fire escape routes.
Fined £11,400 plus costs of £4,604 and a victim surcharge of £120
Total fine of £16,124

22nd April 2016, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr John Gregson, Tai Ping Chinese Restaurant in Liverpool
Charged with failure to carry out a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment, failure to provide and maintain a suitable fire alarm system, failure to provide fire resisting doors, failure to provide suitable emergency lighting and failure to provide adequate fire separation.
Fined £40,000 plus costs of £6000
Total fine of £46,000

15th April 2016, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Andrew Jones, Naylor Street, Liverpool
Charges include failure to provide adequate fire precautions, failure to carry out a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment, failure to ensure public safety, failure to provide sufficient emergency lighting and failure to provide a suitable fire alarm system.
Sentenced to 8 months, suspended for 2 years
Handed 2 year supervision order
Ordered to carry out 150 hours unpaid work
Fined £1,200

30th March 2016, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Mustafa Duran, the Golden Grill, Brighton
Charged with failure to comply with a prohibition notice.
18 months conditional discharge plus £1040 in costs
 
24th March 2016, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Shaftsbury Care Group Ltd., Donwell House, Washington, Tyne and Wear
Charged with failure to keep fire doors closed, failure to provide suitable portable fire fighting equipment, failure to follow through on actions identified in the fire risk assessment.
Fined £380,000 plus costs of £29,222

25th February 2016, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Peter Wilkes, Summerhill Hotel, Paignton
Charged with four failures to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Fined £1,500 per offence and ordered to pay court costs of £5,430 plus a victim surcharge of £120
Total fine of £11,500

2nd February 2016, London Fire Brigade
Defendant - Lewisham Homes housing association
Charged with failure to maintain fire doors and failure to review the Fire Risk Assessment.
Fined £40,000 plus costs of £23,407

2nd February 2016, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Shahid Aleem, Breck's Takeaway, Warrington
Charged with
-Failure to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
-Inadequate escape routes
-Failure to provide suitable means of giving warning in the event of a fire
Sentenced to 6 months per charge, suspended for 12 months
Plus 280 hours community work

15th January 2016, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
Defendant - Mr Karaca, the Golden Grill, Brighton
Charged with failure to comply with prohibition notice.
Fined £1000 plus court costs equal to £2454.10 and a court surcharge of £100




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