Fire News

10 Year Partnership with Honeywell GENT

Yesterday, Peter from Honeywell GENT presented our Director, Andy with an award for our 10 year partnership with GENT as an Approved System Integrator. Honeywell Gent selects, trains and approves fire companies to be GENT system integrator's based on the company's...

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Fire in London’s Historic Law society

On Saturday 1st February around 150 fire fighters and 25 fire engines attended London’s Law Society offices on Chancery Lane in Holborn to tackle a blaze which had broken out in the late evening. The fire destroyed the upper sections of the building but did not manage...

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Why is Third Party Accreditation so important?

You might have seen companies advertise that they are third party accredited by various certification bodies, but what does this really mean and is it actually important? In short, yes. Third party accreditation is very important. This is because it means that the...

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12 Days of Christmas 2019

On the first day of Christmas, Logic said to me... Check the lights around your Christmas tree! Make sure all your christmas electricals are kite marked with a British Safety Standard sign. via GIPHYOn the second day of Christmas, hear Logic shout... In the event of a...

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Worrying Reactions to the Sounding of a Fire Alarm

What is your immediate reaction to the fire alarm sounding? According to Offices.co.uk, 75% of people would wait for someone else to react upon the fire alarm sounding and only 10% would act immediately and leave the building. This is a worrying figure considering the...

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Keep your business safe this Christmas

As we enter the final month of 2019, it's almost time to enjoy the festivities and have a few days off work! Follow these steps and don't worry about leaving your business unoccupied for a few days. 1. Install a CCTV System Install a working CCTV system in your...

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The History of the Fire Alarm

Our Training & Compliance Manager decided to do a bit of investigation regarding the origins of our industry, and he was very surprised at what he found…Here is a fully functional, 20 zone, Reichel automatic fire alarm from 1905. Each dial represents a zone of a...

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Thank you for visiting us at Brand Yorkshire 2019

Thank you to everyone who came to talk to us at Brand Yorkshire 2019 yesterday! We had a great day meeting new people and catching up with old connections. Don't forget that we are offering 10% off fire warden training and fire risk assessments if booked in October to...

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Local Cricket Club destroyed in fire

A fire broke out at Olicanian Cricket Club in Ilkley early on Sunday morning, completely destroying the club's pavilion. Emergency Services were called out at around 3.10am on Sunday morning (25th August) and four fire engines arrived to tackle the blaze. Olicanian...

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Crewe residential home destroyed in fire

150 elderly residents evacuated after a fire started in the roof space of the 3-storey care home. On Thursday August 8th, the Beechmere Care home in Crewe set alight after a fire broke out of the roof space and quickly spread across the building. The ‘stay-put’ policy...

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NSI Gold Approved Contractors

Logic Fire and Security Ltd are now NSI Gold approved contractors! All the team at Logic have been working hard over the past two years, completing the various processes required to become NSI Gold certified in both fire and security systems (NACOSS). To achieve this...

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We’re Hiring – Scheduling Administrator

A great opportunity to work as a scheduling administrator for a market leader in the fire and security industry, where you will be given responsibility for managing both small and large customer needs - no two days are the same! Apply by email...

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Reducing False Fire Alarm Activations

Using the correct Fire Detection Data collected by the Home Office Incident Recording System [download excel document here] shows that 31% of the 231,122 false fire alarm activations in 2018 were due to good intent; for example, burning toast, overheating of an...

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Large Fire in Harrogate Centre

A fire has broken out at a 3 storey building in Harrogate, it is believed to have started at the Cafe unit on Station Parade/ shop unit on Beulah Street. Fire Services are currently at the scene and Station Parade remains closed - the cause of the fire is unknown....

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JLS Star’s £3m Mansion up in flames

Former JLS star, Oritse Williams' £3 million London mansion caught fire yesterday evening (Tuesday 5th May, 2019), suspected due to an arson attack. It took 70 firefighters from 4.30pm to 7pm to get the fire under control, with most of the roof being destroyed....

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Are you aware of your fire safety responsibilities?

Did you know that the owner/ occupier of a non-domestic property has a legal oblication to protect all property, contents and people (visitors and staff) from fire? The video below explains the risks and implications for not providing adequate fire safety in your...

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Fire at Local Harrogate School

A fire broke out at Saltergate Primary School on the evening of Monday 27th May 2019. Fire services were called around 8.30pm and damage was limited to the school's outside reception area. Confirmed as an Arson attack, 3 teenage boys are being investigated. [Harrogate...

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“Serious defects” to fire alarm endangered tenants lives

A property management agent has been fined £26,000 for breaches of licensing and housing management laws after ‘dangerous overcrowding’ of a property with ‘serious defects’ to the fire alarm system. Tenants’ lives were described as ‘endangered’. The agent applied for...

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