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May 31, 2017

Sprinkler save at Nottingham Primary School: 26th May 2017

Two fire appliances were called to a fire which occurred at 15:38 on the afternoon of Friday 26th May 2017 when a fire started in a first floor toilet block in a Primary School. The school is a new build and ope...

May 31, 2017

Riverdale Shopping Centre, Hither Green: 25th May 2017

At just before 16:00 on Thursday 25th May, a fire started due to an electrical fault in a drinks chiller cabinet in a 40m x20m retail unit at the Riverdale Shopping Complex in Hither Green, London.

The complex compri...

May 31, 2017

Thamesmead Waste transfer site: 25th May 2017

At 04:20 on the morning of Thursday 25th May, London Fire Brigade received a call to a fire in a concrete storage area containing loose refuse materials at a waste transfer site in Thamesmead.

Six pumps were mobilised to what...

May 31, 2017

Sprinkler save at Gateshead hotel: 19th May 2016

Tyne and Wear F&RS have sent notification of a recent sprinkler save:

Three fire appliances were called to a fire which occurred at 05:41 on the morning of Friday 19th May  when frying pan had been left on an induction hob...

May 31, 2017

Leicester Factory: 4th May 2017..........The following is an extract from the Leicester Mercury

Workers were evacuated from an industrial unit in the early hours of today morning due to a fire thought to be caused by an electrical fault. Fire-fighters were called to a p...

May 31, 2017

Birmingham Bull Ring Centre jewellery store : 28th April 2017............

The following is an extract from a report in the Birmingham Mail

Birmingham's Bullring was evacuated today as fire-fighters rushed to the scene in Birmingham city centre when a fire broke out at Go...

May 31, 2017

Debenhams, Southend on Sea, 25th April 2017

Essex F&RS report a successful sprinkler activation at the Debenhams store in ’The Royals’ shopping centre at Southend on Sea on 25th April 2017.

The fire started at just after 13:45 on the afternoon among hanging garments in t...

May 31, 2017

Concentric pumps Ltd, Erdington, Birmingham: 23rd April 2017.......................................

The following is an extract from the Sutton Coldfield Observer

A fire occurred at around 6am on Sunday (April 23rd)  at Concentric Pumps Limited at Gravelly Industrial Par...

May 31, 2017

Marks and Spencer in the West Quay shopping centre had a lucky escape when the sprinkler system kicked in after a fire started.

The fire broke out in a row of industrial refrigerators, damaging two items.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue said that without the sprinkler system s...

May 31, 2017

Sprinkler save in single private dwelling, Medway, Tamworth, Friday 31st March 2017

At 01:23 on Friday 31st March, Staffordshire FRS mobilised an Officer and an appliance from Belgrave to a house fire in Medway, Tamworth. Being close to the border with Warwickshire the...

May 31, 2017

Birtley manufacturing facility sprinkler save: 22nd March 2017

A manufacturing plant in Birtley, near Washington, was saved from serious damage thanks to a sprinkler system which activated after a fire broke out on the morning of Wednesday, 22 March.

Two Tyne and Wear Fi...

May 31, 2017

A sprinkler system prevented a serious fire at an industrial recycling warehouse in Kensal Green on Thursday (March 16) night, firefighters have said.

Around 15 workers evacuated the building in Scrubs Lane before London Fire Brigade (LFB) attended, after being called 1...

May 31, 2017

Sprinkler save at Oak Priory, Castle Grove, Abbey Hulton, Stoke on Trent Thursday 16th March 2017

At 05:53 on Thursday 16th March, Staffordshire FRS were called to a flat fire persons reported at the Oak Priory, Extracare village. The state of the art building containin...

May 31, 2017

Sprinkler Save in Chippenham

At 01:36 on Thursday 16th March 2017, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call to a commercial unit storing plastics, in Chippenham Wiltshire.  A fire had occurred in a first floor mezzanine level of a building measuring 50...