Fire Safety

Grenfell Tower - Neglect Of The Most Vulnerable

Fran Springfield | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK
Fran Springfield

I was woken on the morning of the Grenfell Tower fire by text alerts. My friends who lived there had escaped from their fifth floor flat. They were o...

Fire Breaks Out At Winnie The Pooh's 100 Acre Wood

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Parents

A blade of grass on a rambler's camping stove sparked a large fire in the forest that inspired Winnie The Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. The fire wiped...

Supermarkets Boost Safety Standards On Fancy Dress Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents

Claudia Winkleman's campaign to raise the safety standards on children's fancy dress outfits after her daughter's Halloween costume caught fire, has b...

How To Make Sure Your E-Cigarette Doesn't Start A Fire

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Fire officers who have seen a rise in reported incidents caused by e-cigarettes have issued advice on how to use the cigarette replacements safely. ...

Pigeon Blamed For Setting London House On Fire

Amelia Amin | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

A grey winged arsonist has been identified as the culprit behind a house fire in Stockwell, London. Fire officials have said that after picking u...

Man Runs Into Burning Building To Rescue Xbox

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

An American man reportedly ran into his burning home in order to rescue his Xbox. ABC 15 says that the man from Olathe, Kansas, woke up last Friday...

Fire At Clothing Factory In Pakistan Kills 100

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

A fire in a clothing factory in Karachi has killed more than 100 people, many of them women and children. More than 40 fire engines tried to tackle...

How the London Fire Brigade Uses Social Media to Save Lives

Tim Gibbon | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK
Tim Gibbon

The Eat My Goal Euro campaign by the London Fire Brigade (LFB) wants fans to get a takeaway and not to cook after the pub during Euro 2012, but how is social media helping it reach audiences?

The Danger in Your Pocket

Jim Fitzpatrick | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Politics
Jim Fitzpatrick

When you come to light a candle, a gas hob, or your barbecue, you probably don't give a second thought as to who made the lighter and whether it is safe or not.