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The company running a care home in South London has recently been fined £90,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,000 for breaching fire safety regulations after the death of a resident.  A fire was discovered in the room of a 78-year-old pensioner, Mrs McDonald, after her cries for help were heard by members of staff. She suffered severe burns and sadly passed due to her...

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The recent devastation caused by the fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral is indeed a tragedy, with priceless heritage now lost forever as a result of this. Though the cause of this tragic fire in Paris has yet to be established, we must consider that the building works that were in progress are a strong contender. This fire therefore also serves as a stark reminder of...

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[caption id="attachment_5986" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo: Sky News[/caption] A serious fire occurred this New year’s Eve at the Echo Arena car park in Liverpool. The fire is believed to have started in one vehicle and quickly spread to the point that the fire service were unable to get sufficient water onto the blaze to extinguish it. At least three levels could be seen alight at the height...

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[caption id="attachment_5997" align="alignnone" width="640"] B&Q Plug Recall Notice[/caption] URGENT PLUG RECALL NOTICE B&Q are recalling two of our remote control on/off plug sets due to a potential fire risk.   They were on sale from September 2014 to November 2017. A small number of these products have shown excessive heat build-up inside the plug, and in some circumstances, this could cause items in contact with them to ignite.   THE TWO PRODUCTS...

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