News media report that four people have been killed in a fire in the Matei Bals Hospital in Bucharest. The hospital is one of the country's major centres for treatment of COVID-19. The fire service was called at about 03:00
Spanish media report that a fire in the Adorea home for the elderly in Seville has killed one woman, severely injured five other people and hospitalised 21 people in total. The fire was reported at 22:30 on 5 January and 160
In a letter to the Fire Sector Federation, which brings together all the UK's diverse fire industries, Lord Greenhalgh, Minister for Building Safety, Fire and Communities, clarified the UK's position on CE-marking and the the UKCA mark for construction products.
Austrian news outlets report that today, fire has destroyed the Top Mountain Crosspoint Motorcycle Museum in Timmelsjoch. The fire was reported at about 04:00 on 18 January. The museum was largely made of wood and was unsprinklered. Unsurprisingly, it was
The Scottish Government has published The Building (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 which will require all new apartments, new shared multi-occupancy residential buildings and all new social housing to be protected with sprinklers. The change will take effect on 1st March