Fire

Still protecting the public 60 years on.(News)

The latest developments in fire safety and other hot topics were tackled at a special free seminar staged by London Fire Brigade on September 13 as part of a week-long series of events to commemorate the courage and sacrifice of wartime firefighters during the Blitz.

A total of 327 members of the London Fire Service were killed in action, and over 3,000 seriously injured.

Sixty years on from the end of the Second Worm War the event at the Old Library, Guildhall, sponsored by fire and security solutions company ADT, underlined how London Fire Brigade continues to protect the public from danger.

The seminar examined the latest fire safety topics, such as:

* Ensuring evacuation measures are compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act

* Fire engineering advances for major developments

* The Chief Fire Officers Association policy on remotely monitored automatic fire alarms

* Implications of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order for employers. …

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