Fire alarms may be a must for new homes

Fire alarms may be a must for new homes

All new homes in Singapore may soon come with fire alarms, with the authorities looking at making them compulsory. Singapore’s Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo said in Parliament yesterday that such alarms “can help minimise the number of...
Fire Alarm Saves Family

Fire Alarm Saves Family

Four children have been rescued from a house fire in Swindon in Wiltshire, after the blaze broke out in the early hours. Neighbours heard the smoke alarm and called for help. Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service said the fire started in the kitchen of a terraced house in...
BSI revises fire alarm standard

BSI revises fire alarm standard

BSI has revised the British Standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems in commercial buildings. Work on the revision began before June’s Grenfell Tower fire, in which 80 people are estimated to have been killed. The revision was issued to public consultation...