On 30 October the report of phase one of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry was published. The summary is 32 pages and the full report about 1,000 pages. Unfortunately phase one focussed on what happened but while receiving reports detailing flaws
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, NFPA, National Fire Chiefs Council and National Fire Sprinkler Network in the UK, and Tecnifuego in Spain are all supporting International Sprinkler Week with promotional activities and calls to strengthen fire safety legislation with requirements
On behalf of the EFSN and its members I would like to express our shock and sadness at the terrible damage fire has done to the Cathedrale of Notre Dame de Paris, one of the world's most famous and culturally
In 2018 Norway saw 22% growth in its sprinkler market, with 870,000 sprinklers shipped. 26% were residential sprinklers. A public information video is helping to support the development of this market. Here it is in English: Norwegian residential sprinkler video.
Tecnifuego, the Spanish fire trades association and EFSN member, has published a press release about Spanish fire losses. Conducted by the Spanish Insurance Association UNESPA, the data shows that 184 people died, of whom 144 in the home, an increase
An Australian judge has ruled that the owners of a building badly damaged by fire should receive most of their $AUS 12.7 million claim, with 39% to come from the fire engineer, 35% from the certifier and 25% from the
French media report that 10 people died in a fire in Paris on 5th February. The fire was started intentionally and spread to several floors of the eight-storey building. Firefighters rescued over 50 people but 30 people were injured, including