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The Firechief® Journey Towards Net Zero

April 22, 2024

As April 22 is Earth Day 2024, it seems like an ideal time to announce that we are partnering with cost, procurement, and carbon solutions company Auditel to assist us in achieving our strategic objective of reaching Net Zero. Ever since the […]


Navigating the new British Standard for Home Battery Storage

April 16, 2024

As renewable energy sources become increasingly important, the safety of the battery storage systems being installed in domestic properties is paramount. The introduction of a new Publicly Available Specification (PAS), specifically focused on fire safety in home battery storage installations, is a […]


Why Are Student Cooking Fires A Growing Problem?

April 12, 2024

Across the UK, fire and rescue services respond to approximately 35,000 house fires annually, with a significant proportion occurring within student accommodation. These statistics from fire brigades also highlight a troubling statistic: on average, 28 fires a day are started by cooking […]


How And Why You Should Do A Home Fire Risk Assessment

March 12, 2024

We understand that homeowners, families, and parents, are busy. Fire safety may not be at the forefront of your mind. But, by doing a home fire risk assessment, you can quickly identify the risks in your home, put safety measures in place, […]

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12 Causes of Fire in the Home

January 25, 2024

There are more causes of fire in the home than you would think. Most of us go about our daily life without ever thinking about fire safety. We know that we need to be careful with candles, and not leave lighters within […]

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More than two in five adults unaware of lithium-ion battery fire risk while charging

January 18, 2024

The insurer, Aviva, has urged people to consider the lithium-ion battery fire risk in their homes after seeing an increase in customer claims related to them. The findings at a glance In research commissioned by Aviva to further investigate public feeling and […]


Should you Have a Smoke Alarm or Heat Alarm at Home?

November 15, 2023

Should you Have a Smoke Alarm or Heat Alarm at Home? Fire safety at home is a main concern for homeowners, renters, and dwellers. And cooking can be a main cause for concern as there are lots of opportunities for accidents to […]

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Cooking and Fire Safety at Home

November 9, 2023

Home Cooking and Fire Safety As the nights draw in, more and more of us will be cooking at home. When the nights are cold and dark it’s often preferable to stay in, save some precious pennies before Christmas, and cook for […]

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Disposing of Batteries Safely

October 31, 2023

Disposing of Batteries Safely Lithium-ion and other batteries in items such as phones, laptops, and vapes, can cause devastating fires and disposing of batteries safely can be an overlooked issue. Incorrectly disposing of batteries can and has led to an exponential rise […]

4 tips for safely charging your electric car at home

4 Tips for Safely Charging Your Electric Car at Home

October 25, 2023

4 Tips for Safely Charging Your Electric Car at Home With the rise of electric cars, charging has become a talking point with people trying to get the best prices and stay safe. Following on from our last blog about Economy 7 […]

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Economy 7 and Off-Peak Tariffs: Money Saver or Hidden Danger

October 19, 2023

Economy 7 and Off-Peak Tariffs: Money Saver or Hidden Danger Economy 7 tariffs are currently offered by all major energy companies and work on the premise that you will pay less to use energy during off-peak hours. But is it encouraging people […]

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BBQ Fires: Powder Extinguishers vs Foam Extinguishers vs Fire Blankets

October 9, 2023

In an ideal world there would be no BBQ fires. We’d be able to enjoy our fair weather treat in peace without the fear of fire, however, it’s an ever-present issue that we should all consider. Also in an ideal world, we’d […]