Fire

High-risk residents get sprinkler protection.(News)

Very 'high-risk' residents in West Yorkshire are beginning to benefit from joint working relationships between the fire service, local councils and West Yorkshire Fire Prevention Panel.

In the last two months, four residents in the county have had their homes fitted with domestic sprinkler systems designed by Aqua Mist Ltd. Three bungalows in Knottingley were identified by vigilant firefighters who had carried out a home fire safety check to find the residents of all three could be classed as 'very high risk' in terms of fire safety.

They were classed as high risk on this occasion because all the residents of the three bungalows suffer a disability of some kind. …

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