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February 20, 2017

Sprinkler save at Congleton medical production facility : Thursday 16th February 2017

The boss of a medical firm today praised a sprinkler system which saved his business from ruin after an electrical fire at about 03:00 in the morning.  The depot at Congleton-based Rel...

February 20, 2017

Overnight on 11th February 2017 Greater Manchester F&RS attended a fire in an extensive old multi-occupancy mill complex just outside the city centre. Fortunately it was sprinklered and the fire only affected a small section, being contained and extinguished within a c...

February 20, 2017

On Saturday morning (4.2.17), crews were called to a fire at the Asda Superstore, Bruton Way, Gloucester. It was a deliberate fire started in the clothing department; CCTV and online media shows how quickly the fire developed.

The fire was suppressed by the sprinkler sy...

February 20, 2017

Machine fire at Scunthorpe factory 'believed to be accidental ignition.          

THE fire service said a machine blaze at a Scunthorpe factory was believed to be caused by "accidental ignition".

The incident happened at the I...

February 20, 2017

Shotton recycling facility  31st January 2017

At just after 10pm on Tuesday 31st January 2017 a fire occurred within a concrete bunker with sheet metal covering at a 4000m² material recycling centre in Shotton on Deeside.North wales F&RS deployed  6  Pumps, one Aerial a...

February 2, 2017

Sprinkler save at food outlet in Glasgow retail complex: 28th January 2017

At 07:54 on Saturday 28th January 2017 a fire occurred at a ground floor food outlet in the Savoy Centre, 140 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow .

The building, measuring 60m x40m, is a category B listed...

February 1, 2017

A busy Tube station was evacuated after smoke billowed from an escalator which had caught fire. Alarms sounded at London Bridge station shortly before midday on Tuesday and crowds of passengers were ushered outside.

The station’s sprinkler system was set off by the smok...

February 1, 2017

This report appeared in the local press.

Firefighters were called after a fault in the food filtration system set alight to the roof at the McCain factory in Peterborough.

Crews from Stanground, Whittlesey, and Dogsthorpe were called to the fire at the McCain food proces...

February 1, 2017

This as reported in the North-east press

Firefighters have tackled a blaze inside a Rolls-Royce factory in Sunderland .

Crews from Sunderland Central and Marley Park were called to the large factory unit in Pallion Industrial Estate at 9.15am on Saturday 21st January 201...

February 1, 2017

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A recycling plant in Gateshead was saved from serious damage thanks to a sprinkler system which activated after a fire broke out in the early morning of Monday, 16 January.

Two Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service crews from Swalwell and Gateshead were called to the w...

February 1, 2017

In the early hours of the 13th January 2017, fire-fighters were called to a fire in a basement flat at a Bristol hostel after a suspected arson attack. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Avon F&RS crews from Kingswood fire station arrived to find th...

February 1, 2017

Bicester Business Saved by Sprinkler System

At 20:37 on Monday 9th January 2017 Oxfordshire County Council Fire & Rescue Service received a call to a fire in the compressor room at Wyndehams Bicester, on the Chaucer Industrial Estate off Launton Road in Bicester. Oxford...

February 1, 2017

Sprinkler save at Bostik Ltd, Common Lane, Stafford, Staffordshire 5th January 2017

On Sunday 5th January 2017 at 19:25, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire at Bostik Ltd, Common Lane, Stafford. The building is 20,000sqm. The incident involved a chemic...

February 1, 2017

At 17:11 on Saturday 31st December 2016, Hampshire F&RS received a call to a fire at the West Quay shopping centre in Southampton. 

The fire involved a refrigeration unit on the ground floor of the 3 storey M&S store and was reported to have started in electrical insula...