© 2015 by NFSN. All rights reserved.

Website Designed by Anna Leeds Web Design

November 14, 2019

Please reload

Recent Posts

Oxfordshire County Council fire appliances from Wallingford, Abingdon and Oxford fire stations were called to a kitchen fire in a second floor flat wi...

Domestic Sprinkler System saves property: 10:20hrs on Tuesday 3rd April, Great Western Park, Didcot

June 20, 2018

1/8
Please reload

Featured Posts

Middlesborough College save 17/5/15

June 19, 2015

Middlesborough college sprinkler save, 17th May 2015

 

Noel Cornforth at Cleveland Fire Brigade reports that at just after 3pm on the afternoon of Sunday 17th May, and while the building was occupied by about 100 Students, a fire occurred in a waste bin in a second floor toilet area at a Sixth Form College in Middlesborough.

 

One pendant sprinkler head activated in the affected area and extinguished the fire before the arrival of Fire Service personnel in two pumps and one aerial appliance. The water supply to the sprinkler system is reported to be from tanks which are mains fed.

 

The purpose built 6000m², five storey building was erected about 7 years ago with sprinklers installed from the outset as an integral part of the fire safety measures. During the week about 1000 students regularly attend.

 

Damage is said to be less than 5m² and the loss reported as being about £50. Although the affected room was out of commission for about 2 days the remainder of the College was able to function as normal.

 

Noel reports;  ‘the fire was confined to the room of origin and without sprinkler intervention the fire could have spread to cause significant damage to the fire floor, interrupting the day to day function at the College.’ 

Please reload

Follow Us

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Search By Tags