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Hard Day’s Night Hotel fire sees hotel evacuated

Hard Day’s Night Hotel fire sees hotel evacuated

FIREFIGHTERS were this afternoon battling a blaze at Liverpool's Hard Days Night hotel. Fire broke out on the fifth floor of the luxury Beatles-themed hotel at around 1.15pm. The hotel was evacuated as four fire engines and an aerial appliance battled to quell the flames, shown on our picture below…

Investigations underway after fire exit blaze tackled

The dangers of obstructing fire exits were again highlighted last week after firefighters were called out to a blaze in the stairwell of a block of flats in Leicestershire. One woman was checked over by paramedics because of smoke inhalation after the incident last Thursday (January 31st) in Rutland Street,…

One hundred firefighters tackle Glasgow city centre blaze

A huge inferno was tackled by firefighters in Glasgow city centre on Sunday morning (February 3rd), taking nearly four hours to get under control. Indeed, some 100 firefighters and fire safety officers attended the scene in Dixon Street after a former bedding shop went up in flames at 01.50 GMT.…
Report into fire safety duties in the NHS

Report into fire safety duties in the NHS

Deputy NHS Chief Executive David Flory has written to colleagues highlighting the main findings from a report by the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS), into fire safety in the NHS. The report follows a fire incident at a hospital in October 2011, as a result of which the FRS had…
Kiss nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil

Kiss nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil

Survivors of the Kiss nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil have described how a night of partying turned to desperate scenes of terror as flames tore rapidly through the crowded venue. Witnesses among the hundreds of mostly student revellers said the fire began just after 02:15, when a member of…

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