London Council pleads guilty over Lakanal House blaze that killed six

Southwark council has recently pleaded guilty to breaking fire safety regulations on four counts, over a blaze in a 14-storey towerblock which killed six people including three children. The London council admitted that it had failed to address the fire risks at Lakanal House in the years leading up to the incident, which has been…

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Gatwick airport slash false fire alarms by 70%

The UK’s second busiest airport have made a drastic reduction in disruptive and costly false fire alarms by addressing some of the most common causes over a five-year period. BRE experts were called in to review false alarm data and identify ways that could help cut back these incidents that often result in unwanted passenger…

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