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Apollo New Range of Intelligent System Interfaces
Intelligent interfaces are the latest addition to the range of CoreProtocol enabled devices launced, following the recent launch of the new Apollo SOTERIA detectors. All devices are backwards compatible with Discovery and XP95 digital communication protocols, but when used with CoreProt...
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Landlord fined for fire safety failures
A landlord in Devon has been fined £1,000 after a local council prosecution over fire safety issues at a property. The woman was taken to court for failing to comply with an improvement notice and carry out fire precautions following an investigation by Teignbridge and Devon and S...
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Firesense Christmas Opening Hours 2016
We are closed for the Christmas break from 11.00am Thursday 22nd December 2016. We will open again on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.  Please can you ensure any orders placed on Thursday 22nd December 2016 are with us by 10.30am to ensure delivery for the 23rd D...
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Shop owners narrowly avoid jail after major fire
A company director and store manager have narrowly avoided jail after a major fire at their Caerphilly shop revealed numerous fire safety defects, reports Wales Online. Ms Fazarna Ali, company director of Phaze Limited, pleaded guilty to 23 offences and Mr Waris Ali, st...
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Controlling false fire alarms in care homes with AlarmCalm
False and unwanted fire alarms are one of the big issues in fire safety and building management today. The care home and social care industry in particular has unique needs when it comes to false alarm management (FAM). To meet these needs, fire industry leader Advanced has released a...
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Firefighter cuts in North Yorkshire could lead to deaths, warns FBU
Further cuts to frontline firefighters in North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service could result in further deaths, warns the Fire Brigades Union. Figures from the BBC show that since 2010, frontline firefighters have reduced by 35, representing nearly 10% of the total force. The budget...
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Public reject cuts plans for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service
Plans put forward to cut frontline fire and rescue services in Suffolk have been met with disapproval after a public consultation found 75% of respondents were against the proposals. The new proposals would have seen some of the largest stations in the area lose its appliances in a bi...
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Landlord who put ‘profit before lives’ jailed for fire safety offences
A landlord who ‘put profit before lives’ has been sentenced to 19 months in jail after a string of fire safety offences were found at one of his properties. Mr Cyrus Bassiri owned a four storey building in Edgbaston, Birmingham, where two fire alarms did not work, an escape...
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Fire chiefs in Scotland take action against false alarm callouts
Scottish fire chiefs in the Perthshire region are taking action in a bid to reduce the number of false alarm callouts faced by crews in the area, reports The Courier. A report showed that Perthshire crews attended almost 300 false alarms between October and December last year, from a ...
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Dorset and Wiltshire fire services finalise merger
Dorset and Wiltshire fire services have completed their proposed merger as part of plans to save around £6 million per annum. As of last Friday, the new Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service came into being following over a year of planning and consultation. The new force...
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