Northants Fire
logo
When it comes to fire safety in Northampton, we are one company that simply follows all the fire safety regulations and still makes it convenient to stay safe.
01604760600
Eagle House 28
P.O. Box: Billing Road
Northampton
Northampton
NN15AJ
UK
Content

Contact Info

17 Osyth Close Brackmills Industrial Estate Northampton NN4 7DY

Call Us Now : 01604 760 600

Email:- info@northantsfire.co.uk

Click Here : Go to Map

Content

Name *

Email *

Message

captcha

Latest News

Importance of Fire Risk Assessment

Having the necessary fire equipment in your workplace helps to protect people and businesses in the unfortunate case of a fire. Periodic inspection and maintenance of safety equipment following the relevant standards are essential. Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual checks are carried out to guarantee the functions of the equipment, ensuring the fire equipment is maintained properly and is in the correct condition to optimise efficiency and safety.

[…]

By |May 31st, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Importance of Fire Risk Assessment

Things You Should Never Do When Evacuating From Fire.

Every household is at the risk of the unfortunate event of a fire. Hopefully, this will never happen to you and your family, but if it was to happen, it’s important to make sure you are ready for a calm, safe evacuation. Every household should have working fire alarms installed, they save lives every day. Between the years of 2007 and 2011, 37% of fire deaths occurred in homes without smoke detectors. That’s 4 out of 10 people! Why take the risk? In this blog, we will be explaining the Dos and Dont’s of a fire evacuation.

[…]

By |April 30th, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on Things You Should Never Do When Evacuating From Fire.

What is the Best Car Fire Extinguisher?

What if the unimaginable were to happen, would you be prepared? Having a car fire extinguisher ready at hand could be the difference between a happy ending and well, a not so happy ending. But which one should I have in my car? Good question, in this blog we will be discussing and informing you of which fire extinguisher is best for your car.

[…]

By |March 29th, 2019|Latest News|Comments Off on What is the Best Car Fire Extinguisher?

How do wet chemicals extinguish a fire?

In the fire industry, wet chemical fire extinguishers are a relatively new invention. It’s been found that cooking appliances are the single biggest accidental fire source either at home or at the workplace. As a result, the wet chemical has been found to be at the top of the list of the most effective […]

By |December 31st, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Why fire safety is important for schools

Most institutions, including schools, overlook the importance of having a fires safety program. However, it’s extremely important that such a program is in place. The only thing stakeholders of schools think about much is the academic excellence of students. While this is also great, the safety of these students needs to be among the very first priorities of each and every school. Observing fire safety at school has the potential of saving lives as well as saving properties of the institution which may otherwise be destroyed in a fire disaster. Here are the major reasons why fire safety should be prioritised in schools: […]

By |October 31st, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Different types of fire extinguishers and their uses

Fire is like a close acquaintance that you want to keep at arm’s length. You can use it for cooking, forging metals, producing light and heat, and many others. Fire makes life more comfortable. But, fire is also dangerous if you do not handle it right. Fire extinguishers are the best defence in case of accidental fires. These are the different types of fire extinguishers and their uses: […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Top Office Fire Safety Tips to Keep Employees Safe

If you run a business that employs a lot of staff in an office, you need to make fire safety a priority. It is not solely for the benefit of your employees and any visitors to your premises, though this is important, but also because there are legal requirements for business. These requirements and regulations outline that businesses need to carry out proper risk assessments and put practices and measures into place that help to prevent fires from occurring. […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire Safety in the Workplace

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace explosions and fires have the highest casualty rate compared to other possible workplace accidents. These explosions and fires are usually caused by faulty electric wirings and improper storage of combustible materials. These can cause burns, deformity and can greatly affect one’s respiratory system after smoke inhalation. […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Why is my fire alarm beeping? 

Fire alarms are a great for homes as they provide fire safety and general protection. They alert us the moment their sensors get even the slighted smoke waft, making it why fire alarms are an absolute necessity to be installed in our homes. Nonetheless, these sensitive home components are also able to create a sense […]

By |July 31st, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire Fighting Techniques

Fire can arise anywhere, especially in places such as high rise buildings. Every person needs to be able to at least have the basic knowledge of firefighting techniques. This will help in ensuring the fire safety of those who are either living or using these buildings. Sometimes fire breaks out and there’s an accelerant […]

By |June 30th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Actions to Take in the Event of a Fire

Fire is one of the worst things that could happen to anyone. The heat and smoke can cause serious damages and grave injuries to one’s health and properties; sometimes even leading to death. […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire Safety at Home: Beginners Guide

The safest way to deal with fire is to prevent it – which is why fire training is definitely essential. With so little time to think or act at the moment, it’s vital to prepare yourself with fire safety education. Fire won’t start or spread if it does not have three elements – heat, oxygen, and fuel. A key strategy to prevent the fire is to remove one or more of heat, oxygen, and fuel. […]

By |April 27th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

The 5 Steps of a Fire Risk Assessment

Fire risk assessments are essential for any business to operate safely, no matter the size of the premises or business itself. We regularly carry these fire assessments out across the Midlands region but understand that businesses both want to know what we do to assess your property and working methods, but also that some […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire Alarms vs Smoke Detectors

Fire has turned into a major worry in each home particularly in the kitchen region where accidental fire typically happens. This is one reason why families need to introduce fire alarms in their homes. They feel more secure in light of these annoyingly loud fire alarms. Previously, alarms are just vital in business foundations, […]

By |February 26th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

The history of the fire extinguisher

After the tragic fire in London known as the “Great Fire of London”, the journey of coming up with a solution to deal with dangerous fires was birthed. The people affected rebuilt their houses but resolved to ensure that a means of preventing such a disaster from ever happening again was found. So, the insurance companies came up with mobile fire services. The mobile firemen were in need of a way to extinguish the fires. Richard Newsham, in 1721 took out water engine patent. This engine was meant to help the firemen to deal with incidences of fire if there occurred any. The working of the water engine was by producing pressurized water through a jet which could then extinguish fires. This marked the very first time in history where the idea of the fire extinguisher was used. However, at this time, it was better known as a fire engine and not a fire extinguisher.
[…]

By |December 15th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

10 fire hazards to look out for this winter

During winter, the amount of time we spend inside the house is generally higher since it is a holiday season. The weather of the time is also a huge discouragement for those of us who would like to stay outdoors. In this way, the chances of causing fires increase substantially, even though we may […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire safety – keeping safe on fireworks night

We all enjoy fireworks nights as a family or as groups. Some people even love doing it individually. Whatever the case, when having fireworks nights, we must give top priority to take fire safety precautions. We should ensure that our families, friends, pets, houses, ourselves and neighbours are not in danger as a result […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Top 15 interesting facts about fire

Fire is one of the most beautiful but dangerous things in the world. Fire safety is very important to make sure no one is in danger. Here are some interesting facts about fire, that maybe you didn’t know:

Fire is actually permanent oxidation of materials in the chemical process of burning in which heat, […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire Risk Assessments Milton Keynes

Since 1st October 2006, The Regulatory Reform Order 2005 requires the Responsible Person of any and all non-domestic premises to carry out a fire risk assessment. This is essential as if done properly it will effectively assess the likelihood of a fire occurring and highlight all the possible consequences.

The Order simplified and consolidated fire […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Fire Safety Awareness Quiz

Make sure your Fire Safety Knowledge is up to date.
In England alone during 2015/2016 there were around 529,000 incidents attended by our Fire & Rescue services, that’s an increase of 7% on 2014/2015. This is big news as recorded incidents have been on a steady decrease since 2003/2004.

These incidents are split into ‘fire related’ […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments