Dutch media report that on Sunday afternoon, 23 May a fire broke out in the storage area of the Babypark shop in Kesteren. On arrival, fire crews discovered that two sprinklers had operated and extinguished the fire. A converter for
Sprinklerfrämjandet, the Swedish sprinkler association, has published sprinkler shipment figures for 2020. 756,102 sprinklers were shipped in Sweden in 2020, a fall of 7% from 2019. Of those, 47,763 were residential sprinklers, an increase of 20%. Considering how COVID has hit
Brannteknisk Forening, the Norwegian Fire Industry Association, has published the shipment statistics for 2020. The market was almost flat, declining by 0.7%, which is a good result considering the circumstances. 824,398 sprinklers and water mist nozzles were installed, with water
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
At about 08:00 on Friday 16 October the Warsaw fire brigade was called to a fire in an underground car park at ul. Górczewska 181. For two hours 90 firefighters with 22 vehicles fought the fire. They evacuated 150 residents