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How A Sprinkler Tank Protects Agricultural Buildings

The rural idyll is not always what it seems. Remote buildings are often not connected to mains services. They can be miles away from the nearest water source, leaving them particularly vulnerable if a fire breaks out. Agricultural buildings, which may house machinery, animal feed or livestock, are subject to building regulations. This is where [...]

Insurers Tell Businesses to Invest in Sprinkler Systems

After a number of disastrous fires in commercial and industrial premises, insurers have urged businesses to invest in sprinkler systems. Some recent high profile fires would never have spread if better fire safety equipment had been installed. That is what a fire expert at insurer FM Global has said. The specialist insurance firm provides cover [...]

No Government Cash for Sprinklers in Leeds

The Government has turned down a request for cash for sprinklers in Leeds' tower blocks. Leeds council had asked for cash to improve fire safety in 116 high-rise buildings. The authority is currently spending £10 million on sprinklers in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. The firm ‘no’ was reported to councillors this [...]

School on Fire in North Shields

Breaking news…Firefighters are currently tackling a fire at St Thomas More Roman Catholic Academy in North Shields. The blaze was reported in the early hours of today (Tuesday). At the scene, more than 20 firefighters are attempting to put the fire out. Five fire engines are currently at the school. The blaze is said to [...]

Sprinkler Tank Advice for Owners of Unoccupied Properties

Do you own an unoccupied property? You may be wondering why you need sprinkler tank advice, if you are. The fact is, vacant buildings are prone to arson attacks. What’s more, with nobody on site, a fire can take longer to discover. Protecting your asset makes sense, particularly if a building is the subject of [...]

3 Good Reasons to Invest in a Sprinkler Tank

If fire safety is preying on your mind, here’s three good reasons to invest in a sprinkler tank. Of course, they aren’t the only reasons why a sprinkler tank makes sense. The biggest reason of all is that they help to save lives. We recommend this blog post to anyone who is concerned about fire [...]

Wildfires and the Cost of a Sprinkler Tank

Wildfires are raging around the country. The heatwave has put fire safety back in focus. Residents near moors and other open areas have been evacuated as extreme weather causes a hazard. It may have prompted you to think about improving fire safety. You may own or manage a high-rise building. You may run a property [...]

Four Building Types That Need A Fire Tank

If you are a regular visitor to our blog, you will know that we focus on fire safety issues. Over the past year, fire safety equipment has been in demand. Building owners are heeding the public’s concerns over safety. In today’s blog post, we will be looking at the four building types that need a [...]

Sourcing a Low Cost Sprinkler Tank

Reforms to building regulations could force more landlords to install sprinkler systems. Don’t want to wait for legislative changes to Building Regulations? Now is a great time to invest in sprinklers. You may be planning a retrofit project or designing a new build. Sourcing a low cost sprinkler tank will ensure your sprinklers have access [...]

Shopping Centre Saved by Automatic Sprinklers

A fire in a shopping centre has been contained - thanks to automatic sprinklers. The incident, in Kingston, London, happened as a result of an electrical fault. London Fire Brigade said the automatic sprinkler system stopped the fire from spreading and reduced damage. Firefighters received 999 calls to the Bentall Centre at 11.11pm on May [...]