High-rise fires are one of the biggest challenges currently faced by the Fire and Rescue Service. They are uniquely dangerous situations for both firefighters and members of the public. We all dread the headlines talking about “towering infernos” – and experts telling us “we told you so.” (Particularly after things have gone terribly wrong and lives have been lost).

I wrote an article for Fire Magazine looking at the risk to high-rise buildings in the UK, following on from the Tamval High Rise fire in November 2013. Click on the link below to read.

High Rise Fires


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