6,701 Building Fires
and this is what we learned!

EuroFirefighter 2

“Protect a building’s escape and evacuation routes at all costs”

“In situations where single exit stairs may become compromised by smoke as firefighters open up the fire compartment, the evacuation of the entire building above the fire floor, and possibly below it, may need to be prioritised”

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Fire Engineer's Manual

 This book is also for Fire Engineers, Architects, Building Control  Officers and Students looking for information on firefighting access,  smoke control systems and practical fire dynamics. 


There were 5,401 Fires

The largest research study of working building fires ever in the UK between 2009-2012, demonstrated that a greater quantity of water applied in the first 10 minutes following arrival results in less building fire damage.