Residential Sprinkler Saves

  • Stowmarket open sided basement car park sprinkler activation

    Credit BM Sprinklers (image taken following reinstatement of the sprinkler system)    This incident provides further evidence on the benefits of sprinklers for car park fires which have become increasingly prevalent as the automotive industry has developed as cars have advanced, so has the risk o...

    May 12 @ 8:36 pm - 9:52 pm
  • Edinburgh Bin Store Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 6 May 2024 Tine of call; 19:45. Location; Edinburgh Use of building; Low Rise Purpose built block of flats of 4 floors. Incident; fire. Location of fire; Bin Store Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers. Fire Rescue Service; Scottish Fire And Rescue Service....

    May 6
  • Lancashire FRS Sprinkler Activation Update May 2024

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) have reported 5 incidents where sprinklers were present of which 3 activated having an impact for the period October 2023 to May 2024. Demonstrating the benefits of sprinklers, on each occasion the The fire was contained, controlled or extinguished....

    May 1
  • Isle of Man Apartment Sprinkler Activation

    Credit Image Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Date of incident; 24 April 2024 Location; Isle of Man, Onchan Use of building; Residential block of flats. Incident; fire. Location of fire; Utility Room Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers. Fire Rescue Service. Isle of Man Fire...

    April 24
  • City of London Social Housing Tower Block Sprinkler Save

    Images credit The City Corporation Introduction The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA) is the UK’s leading professional trade association for the fire sprinkler industry. Our primary objectives include providing authoritative information on the benefits of fire sprinkler systems ...

    April 19
  • Doncaster Tall Building Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident;8 April 2024. Tine of call; 01:05. Location; Doncaster. Use of building; Purpose built block of flats 10 floors and above. Incident; fire. Location of fire; Hallway. Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers. Fire Rescue Service; South Yorkshire Fire Rescue Service. (SYFRS) The ...

    April 8
  • Winchester Care Home Sprinkler Activation

    Credit images Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service Date of incident: 30 March 2024. Tine of call; 19:20. Time of stop; 20:00. Location; Winchester. Use of building; Residential Care Home. Location of fire; Room. Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers. Fire Rescue Service;.....

    March 30 @ 7:20 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Care Home Sprinkler Activation Brighton

    Louisa Curtis, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Fire Safety Team Leader for Brighton and Hove, said:   “This incident demonstrates once again why we are calling for a law making the installation of sprinklers in Care Homes mandatory Older people, as well as people with...

    March 28 @ 7:20 pm - 8:25 pm
  • Derby Tall Building Kitchen Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 18 March 2024 Tine of call; 13:54 Location; Derby Use of building; Purpose built Flat 10 or more stories. Location of fire; Kitchen/lounge Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) DFRS have reported the above-menti...

    March 18
  • Oxford Tall Building Kitchen Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 18 March 2024 Tine of call; 13:00 Location; Oxford Use of building; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 10 or more storeys. Location of fire; Kitchen Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (OFRS) Oxfordshire Fire and R...

    March 18
  • South Wales Independent Living Retirement Sprinkler Save

    Image credit RSP Fire Sprinkler Systems A picture is worth a thousand words, this image was captured following a fire within an independent living complex which was successfully extinguished by the activation of one sprinkler head within a flat. The fire was caused by a...

    March 13
  • Havant Tall Building Fire Extinguished By Sidewall Sprinkler Head

    Credit image Hampshire & Isle of Wight Fire & Rescue Service Date of incident; 19 February 2024. Tine of call; 19:30. Location; Havant. Use of building; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 10 or more storeys. Location of fire; Kitchen. Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers. Fire ...

    February 19
  • Greenock Supported Residential Accomodation Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 26 January 2024 Tine of call;18:45 Location; Greenock Use of building; Supported Residential Accommodation Location of fire; Flat Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) SFRS have reported the above-mentioned inci...

    January 26
  • London refuse store fire backs up findings contained within the BAFSA Incident data report that sprinklers do extinguish/contain refuse store fires.

    Date of incident; 16 January 2024 Tine of call;18:11 Location; Barking & Dagenham Use of building; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 10 or more storeys Location of fire; Refuse/Store Room Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade(LFB LFB have re...

    January 16 @ 6:11 pm - 7:11 pm
  • Tower Hamlets Bedroom Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 4 January 2024. Location; Tower Hamlets. Use of building; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 4 to 9 storeys. Location of fire; Flat. Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers. Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade. (LFB) LFB have reported the following sprinkler activat...

    January 4
  • Canary Wharf Tall Building Residential Bin/Refuse Store Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 16 December 2023 Tine of call;23;38 Time of stop;01:24 Location; Park Drive, Isle of dogs Use of building; Residential block of flats Number of floors; 58 Location of fire; Second floor sub basement bin/refuse store Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue...

    16 December 2023 @ 11:38 pm - 17 December 2023 @ 1:24 am
  • Student Halls of Residence Kitchen Sprinkler Activation Essex

    Incident; Chip Pan Fire When; 7 December 2023 Where, University of Essex Use of premises; Halls of residence Location of incident: Communal Kitchen Fixed installation; Automatic fire suppression system (AFSS) Triangle fire have reported the above-mentioned incident involving a 5th floor communal kit...

    7 December 2023
  • London Sub Basement Sauna Room fire contained, controlled by Sprinklers

    Date of incident; 4 December 2023 Tine of call;18:28 Time of stop;19:37 Location; Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia Use of building; Residential/commercial Mixed use building, Number of floors; 3 plus 2x basement levels Location of fire; Sauna room, sub basement level Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sp...

    4 December 2023 @ 6:28 pm - 7:37 pm
  • Derby Extra Care Housing Bedroom Sprinkler Activation

    Image credit DFRS The image of the incident speaks a thousand words capturing the activation of the sprinkler head with fire damage contained to the bed mattress, head board with light smoke damage to the walls and ceiling. Date of incident; 24 November 2023 Time...

    24 November 2023 @ 9:30 am - 27 November 2023 @ 11:48 am
  • Poole Chip Pan Fire Tall Building Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 16 November 2023 Location; Poole Use of building; Residential block of flats Number of floors; Ten Location of fire; Kitchen Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) DWFRS have reported the above-mention...

    16 November 2023
  • Sprinkler System Tall Building Activation Lambeth

    Image credit LFB  Date of incident; 5 November 2023 Time of call 18:11 Time of stop 20:00 Location; Milbank, London Use of building; Residential Block of Flats Location of fire; Flat Automatic Fire Suppression System; Residential Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) LFB...

    5 November 2023
  • A picture is worth a thousand words, Specialised Housing Sprinkler Save

      Date of incident; 27 October 2023 Location; London Use of building; Specialised Housing Location of fire; Kitchen Automatic Fire Suppression System; BS9251:2014 Residential Sprinklers 1x Residential concealed pendent sprinkler head actuated. Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade DPJ Sprink...

    27 October 2023
  • London Tall Building Fire

    Date of incident; 14 October 2023 Time of call;04:06 Location; Southwark, London Use of building; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 10 or more storeys Number of floors; 36 Location of fire; Kitchen Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) LFB...

    14 October 2023
  • “Thanks to my sprinklers and working fire alarms, I was kept safe in my flat. You don’t think it will happen to you, but it did, and I’m so thankful my life was saved”

      Supported Living Sprinkler Activation Date of incident; 12 October 2023 Location; Wolverhampton Use of building; Supported Living Number of floors; Two Location of fire; Living room Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service Wolverhamp...

    12 October 2023
  • Cleveland Tall Building Chip Pan Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Image credit, BAFSA video chip pan demonstration Fire Rescue Service, Cleveland Fire Brigade (CFB) Incident; Apartment fire When; 4 October 2023 Time of call; 12:30 Where, Cleveland Type of Premises; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 10 or more storeys. Automatic fire suppression System; Residenti...

    4 October 2023
  • Two Care Home Fires With Two Different Outcomes…….

    click below in the links section to open the Newgrange Care Home case study Think Sprinkler Video The video features an audio recording, images of the tragic fire that devastated a residential care home in Hertfordshire in 2017. Firefighters evacuated more than 30 residents but...

    16 September 2023 @ 2:04 am - 6:25 pm
  • Canary Wharf Tall Building Kitchen Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident; 4 September 2023 Location; London Use of building; Residential Number of floors; Purpose built Flat 10 or more stories Location of fire; Kitchen Automatic Fire Suppression System; BS9251:2014 Category 2 Sprinklers Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade Triangle Fire Systems have ...

    4 September 2023
  • Lambeth Tall Building Kitchen Fire Sprinkler Activation

     Lambeth Tall Building Kitchen Fire Sprinkler Activation Fire Recue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Kitchen apartment fire When; 9 August 2023 Time of call; 18:17 Where, Lambeth, London Type of Premises; Purpose Built Flats/Maisonettes – 10 or more storeys. Automatic fire suppres...

    9 August 2023 @ 6:17 pm - 6:46 pm
  • London Flat Fire Controlled/Contained by Sprinkler System

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Fire Date of Incident; 27 July 2023 Time of call; 22:36 Time of stop; 23:58 Where; London, Ilford Location of fire; Room Use of premises; Purpose built Flat 10 or more stories. LFB have reported the above-mentioned...

    27 July 2023 @ 11:30 pm - 11:58 pm
  • Birmingham Tall Building Refuse Chute/Bin Store Activation Update No 2

    Image credit Triangle Fire Systems  Ltd ; sprinkler head discharging Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) Incident; Refuse chute/bin store fires Where; Birmingham Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats. Fixed Installation; BS9251:2014 During the month of...

    10 June 2023
  • Pre-Engineered Watermist Suppression Activation:Flat

    Incident; Kitchen fire When; 01/06/2023 Time of incident; 22:30 Where, Manchester Type of Residential block of flats of 3 floors Automatic fire suppression System: The above-mentioned incident has been reported following the activation of the premises pre-engineered watermist suppression system, A...

    1 June 2023
  • Brighton Assisted Living Sprinkler Activation

      Fire Rescue Service; East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (ESFRS) Date of Incident; 23 May 2023 Time of call: 20:58 Stop Message: 22:39 Incident closed 22:40 Premises; Assisted Living Location; Brighton Type of fire; Kitchen fire Automatic Fire Sprinkler System; Wet Pipe (Sprinkler) This...

    23 May 2023 @ 10:58 pm
  • Further Update Tall building Sprinkler Activations, Refuse Chute/Bin Store

    Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) Incident; Refuse chute/bin store fires. Where, Birmingham Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats Height of building; 10 or more stories Fixed Installation; BS9251:2014 Image credit Triangle Fire Systems Ltd January 202...

    1 May 2023
  • Greater London Tall Building Kitchen Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Kitchen fire Date of incident; 26 April 2023 Time of call; 20:23 Where, Newham, London Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats, 10 or more storeys. LFB have reported the above-mentioned fire involving an electrical...

    26 April 2023
  • April London Tall Building Sprinkler Activations

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; 2x Tall building Fires When; 16, 26 April 2023 Where, Sutton, Newham Type of Premises; Purpose Built Block of Flats -10 or more Stories. Automatic fire suppression System; BS9251 LFB have reported the above-mentioned incidents resulting in...

    16 April 2023
  • Chester Kitchen Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service (CFRS) When; 13 April 2023 Time of call; 13:16 Where; Chester Use of premises; Residential dwelling, flat Fixed installation; Automatic fire suppression system (AFSS) CFRS have reported the above-mentioned incident resulting in the activation o...

    13 April 2023
  • Birmingham Tall Building Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Sprinkler Save

    Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service. (WMFRS) Incident; Fire. When; 12 April 2023. Time of call; 02:00. Where, Salisbury Tower, 55 Middleway View, Lady Wood Birmingham. Occupancy: Purpose built Flat 10 or more stories. Automatic fire suppression System; BS9251:2014 Residentia...

    12 April 2023
  • Croydon High Rise Fire, Sprinkler Activation, Reinforces The Findings of The Fire Sprinklers Greater London Review 2018-2021

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Tall building Fire When; 11/04/2023 Time of call; 14:51 Where, Croydon Type of Premises; Block of Flats Automatic fire suppression System; BS9251 LFB have reported the above-mentioned incident resulting in the activation of the premises reside...

    11 April 2023
  • London High Rise Fire Sprinkler Activation, Reinforces The Findings of The Fire Sprinklers Greater London Review 2018-2021

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Tall building Fire When; 11/04/2023 Time of call; 14:51 Where, Croydon Type of Premises; Block of Flats Automatic fire suppression System; BS9251 LFB have reported the above-mentioned incident resulting in the activation of the premises reside...

    11 April 2023
  • Manchester Tall Building Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service Incident; Fire When; 6 April 2023 Time of call; 04:30 Where, Sale Location of fire; Bedroom Occupancy; Residential block of flats 10 or more stories Automatic fire suppression System; Residential sprinkler system Greater Manchester Fi...

    6 April 2023 @ 4:30 am
  • Pembrokeshire Specialised Housing Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue Service Incident; Fire When; 26th March 2023 Time of call; 22:42 Where, Pembrokeshire Occupancy; Specialised Housing Automatic fire suppression System; Residential sprinkler system Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue Service have reporte...

    26 March 2023
  • London Tall Building Residential Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Fire When; 1 February 2023 Time of call; 11;26 Where, Thamesmead Occupancy; Residential block of apartments (10 or more stories) Automatic fire suppression system; Residential sprinkler system LFB have reported the above-mentioned incident res...

    1 February 2023 @ 11:26 am - 12:26 pm
  • Student Halls of Residence Activation Stratford

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Fire When; 11 January 2023 Where, Stratford Time of call: 14:27 Use of premises; Resident halls of residence Location of incident: Room Fixed installation; Automatic fire suppression system (AFSS) LFB have reported the above-mentioned incident...

    11 January 2023
  • Birmingham Tall building Sprinkler Activations, Refuse Chute/Bin Store Update

    Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) Incident; Refuse chute/bin store fires Where; Birmingham Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats Height of building; 10 or more stories Fixed Installation; BS9251:2014 The following update has been reported by Triangle ...

    2 January 2023 @ 12:00 am
  • Manchester Retrofitting Tall Building Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service (GMFRS) Incident; Tall building Fire When; 24/12/2022 Time of call; 18:20 Where, Manchester Type of Premises; Purpose-Built Block of Flats Automatic fire suppression System; BS9251:2014 GMFRS have reported the above-mentioned incident resul...

    24 December 2022 @ 6:20 pm - 8:20 pm
  • Refuse /Chute Bin Activation Birmingham

    Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) Incident; Refuse, chute bin store fire When; 25 November 2022 Where, Birmingham Time of incident: 14:30 Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats containing 116 flats Height of building: 10 or more stories Fixed...

    25 November 2022
  • Birmingham Tall Building Residential Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) Incident; Kitchen Fire When; 3 November 2022 Where, South Birmingham Time of incident: 22:39 Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats containing 42 flats Height of building: 10 or more stories Fixed installation; Automat...

    3 November 2022 @ 10:39 pm - 11:39 pm
  • Hammersmith & Fulham Residential High Rise Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; London Incident; Fire involving smoking materials When; 27 August 2022 Time of call; 10:19 Where, The London Borough Hammersmith & Fulham Use of premises; Purpose built block of flats 10 or more stories Fixed installation; Automatic fire suppression system (AFSS) London Fire...

    27 August 2022 @ 10:19 am - 11:19 pm
  • Chip Pan Fire, Sprinkler Activation Doncaster

    Image taken from Bafsa video chip pan demonstration, click here to open  chip pan fire Credit Bafsa/Stewart Kidd   Fire Rescue Service; South Yorkshire Incident; Chip Pan Fire When; 26 August 2022 Time of call; 1am Where, South Yorkshire Use of premises; Purpose built block...

    26 August 2022 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
  • London Tall Building Chip Pan Fire Sprinkler Activation

      Image taken from BAFSA video chip pan demonstration, click here to open  chip pan fire Credit BAFSA/Stewart Kidd Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Incident; Chip Pan Fire When; 21 August 2022 Time of call; 17:53pm Where, West Drayton, Padcroft new development Use...

    21 August 2022 @ 5:53 pm - 6:11 pm
  • West Midlands, Tall Building Residential Duplex Sprinkler Activation

    West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) have reported the following sprinkler save following a fire within a high-rise residential purpose-built block of flats involving a duplex maisonette. Background A duplex maisonette is an apartment having rooms on two floors connected by an internal staircas...

    17 August 2022 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Watford High-Rise Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service: Hertfordshire Incident: Secondary Fire When: 12 July 2022 Time of call: 4:50 am Time of stop: 06:20 Location: Abbey View, Garsmouth Way, Watford Occupancy: 17 Storey High-Rise Residential Block Number of dwellings: 94 Automatic fire suppression System: Fire Sprinklers   Ima...

    12 July 2022 @ 4:50 am - 6:00 am
  • London, St Mark’s Square Bromley Sprinkler Activation

                    Images LFB Copyright Twitter Posts Fire & Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Date of incident: 03/07/2022 Time of Call 11:58 Premise type: Purpose built flats, 10 or more storeys Type of Incident: Fire Location of Fire;...

    3 July 2022 @ 11:58 am
  • Scotland Specialized Housing Sprinkler Save

    Date of Incident; 8 June 2022 Time of call; 06:44 Location; Scotland Occupancy; Specialized Housing Two storey, 30 Individual  flats with additional care facilities Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinklers The Incident The fire occurred within the ground floor of a 2-bedroom flat activating 1 ...

    8 June 2022 @ 6:44 am - 7:44 pm
  • Fire Service Match Funding Hostel Sprinkler Save

    Fire Rescue; Service; Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) Location; Westcliff-On-Sea Date of Incident 28 May 2022 Time of call; 02:38 Use of Premises; Hostel Type of incident; Fire Location of fire; Kitchen Automatic Fire Suppression System; Residential Sprinkler System The benefits of sp...

    28 May 2022 @ 2:38 am - 3:30 pm
  • West Midlands Chip Pan Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Image taken from Bafsa video chip pan demonstration, click here to open  chip pan fire Credit BAFSA/Stewart Kidd Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service (WMFRS) Incident; Chip Pan Fire When; 24 May 2022 Where, Edgbaston Birmingham, Pool Farm Estate Use of premises; Purpose...

    24 May 2022
  • Birmingham Refuse Store/Chute Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; West Midlands Fire Rescue Service Incident; Fire refuse store/chute When; 4 May 2022 Where, Edgbaston Birmingham Use of premises; Purpose built residential block of flats containing 116 flats Height of building: 10 or more stories Fixed installation; Automatic fire suppression s...

    4 May 2022
  • Greenwich Balcony Fire Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Number of fire appliances; 8 pumps Location: River Gardens Walk, Greenwich. Date of incident ;1 May 2022 Time of call: 08:05 Incident; Fire Location of fire; external roof terrace Ignition source; Careless disposal of smoking materials Property type:...

    1 May 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:13 pm
  • Doncaster Heated Curlers Sprinkler Save

    Fire Rescue Service; South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (SYFRS) Date of incident; 26 April 2022 Purpose group; Residential(dwellings) flat Property Category; Purpose built flat 10 or more storeys Type of Incident; Fire Location of incident; First floor, bedroom Time of incident; 11:54 Time of...

    26 April 2022 @ 11:54 am - 1:05 pm
  • Wembley High-Rise Bedroom Sprinkler Save

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Date of Incident; 24 April 2022 Location; London Purpose Group; Purpose built Flats 10 or more stories Consisting of 77 individual self-contained flats Time of call; 14:11 Incident; Fire Location of incident; Bedroom Automatic Fire Suppression System; S...

    24 April 2022 @ 2:11 pm - 3:11 pm
  • Specialised Housing Sprinkler Activation London

    Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) LFB Resources; Three pumping appliances Date of incident; 21 April 2022 Location; Hackney, Pedro Street Purpose group; Residential Use of property; Specialised Housing Time of call; 12:36 Time of stop; 13:39 Incident; Fire Location of Incident; Kitchen ...

    21 April 2022 @ 12:36 am - 1:39 pm
  • Newport Refuse/Bin Store Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; South Wales Fire & Rescue Service (SWFRS) Date of Incident; April 20, 2022 Purpose group; Residential (dwellings) flat Property Category; 10 or more storeys Housing provider; Newport City Homes Type of incident; Fire Location of Incident; Refuse/bin storage store Time of inc...

    20 April 2022 @ 9:24 pm - 10:33 pm
  • Newport High-Rise Refuse Store Sprinkler Activation

    Fire Rescue Service; South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) Date of incident; 09 April 2022 Time of call; 22:38 Location; St Julian’s, Newport Purpose group; Purpose built Flats, 10 or more storeys Incident; Fire Location of Incident; Refuse Store Automatic Fire Suppression System (AFSS);...

    9 April 2022 @ 10:38 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Irvine Kitchen Sprinkler Save Scotland

    Date of Incident: 17 March 2022 Location of Incident: Irvine Premises: Residential block of flats Housing Provider: North Ayrshire Council Location of fire: Kitchen Ignition source: Food, organic Automatic Fire Suppression System: Watermist Image credit NPHS Fire Sprinklers Ltd Kitchen Fire The abov...

    17 March 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Two London Fires, Two Different Outcomes, Deptford Sprinkler Save

    Two London Fires, Two Different Outcomes Deptford, Electrical Consumer Unit High Rise Fire Activation of the Residential Sprinkler System Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) LFB Resources; Five pumping appliances Date of incident; 16 March 2022 Location; Deptford Purpose group: Purpose bu...

    16 March 2022 @ 11:46 am - 1:14 pm
  • Chester High Rise Electric Bike Sprinkler Save

    Fire Rescue Service; Cheshire Date of incident; 28 February 2022 Time of incident; 01:30 Location; Chester, Glyn Garth Occupancy; 13 storey blocks of flats Housing Provider; Sanctuary Housing Location of incident; Flat, lounge Ignition source; electrical Automatic Fire Suppression System, BS9251:201...

    28 February 2022 @ 1:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Bedford Chip Pan Sprinkler Save

                                                     The above images clearly show the benefits of sprinklers following the chip pan fire specifically; No visible fire damage Minimal smoke...

    17 February 2022
  • Newport High Rise Bin Store Sprinkler Save

    Fire Rescue Service; South Wales Fire & Rescue Service Date of Incident; 27 January 2022 Time of incident 22:43 Location Newport Green Wood Tower block Occupancy; Residential High-Rise block Location of fire; Refuse container located beneath the premises rubbish chute RSP Fire Sprinkler Systems ...

    27 January 2022 @ 11:44 pm - 28 January 2022 @ 12:17 am
  • Wellingborough Residential Care Home Sprinkler Save

    Image, credit, NFRS   Image Credit:;Triangle Fire Systems   Fire& Rescue Service; Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) Date of Incident; 27 January 2022 Occupancy; Care home Number of floors 3 Location of fire. Laundry room Ignition source: Industrial Tumble Dryer Automatic...

    27 January 2022
  • Derbyshire Dwelling Sprinkler Save

      Fire Rescue Service; Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) Location; Derby Date of Incident; January 2022 Occupancy; Dwelling Housing provider; Derby Homes Location of fire; Kitchen Ignition source; electrical Automatic Fire Suppression System; Sprinkler System   Nationwide Sprinkler...

    24 January 2022
  • Newcastle Apartment Sprinkler Save

    FRS: Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Date of Incident 7 January 2022 Time of call 23:38 Occupancy: Purpose built block of flats Location of fire: Kitchen Ignition source: Careless disposal of smoking materials Number of heads actuated: 1 Residential Sprinkler System Tyne and...

    7 January 2022 @ 11:38 pm
  • Chip Pan Sprinkler Save Wales

    Image, credit RSP Fire Sprinkler Systems FRS; South WalesFire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) Date of Incident; 29 December 2021 Time of incident; 02:00 Location; Tonypandy,Rhondda Occupancy; single private dwelling (House) Type of incident; Chip pan fire Location of fire; Kitchen Domestic sprinkler syst...

    29 December 2021 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Residential High Rise Sprinkler Save London

    FRS; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Date of Incident; 24/12/2021 Time Of Call; 06:06 Occupancy; Residential block of flats of six floors consisting of 60 flats (Converted office block) Dimensions; 10m x 20m Location of fire; Bedroom Ignition source; Careless disposal of smoking materials Sprinkler system...

    24 December 2021 @ 6:06 am - 6:06 pm
  • Clapham High Rise Sprinkler Save

    Date of incident ;13 December 2021 Time of call; 19:33 Location of incident; Clapham, London Fire Rescue Service; London Fire Brigade (LFB) Occupancy; Residential block of flats of 12 floors Location of fire, utility room Activation 1x sprinkler head (Reliable RFC49) Water supply Suction tank...

    13 December 2021 @ 7:33 pm - 8:11 pm
  • Lithium-Ion E Bike Battery Sprinkler Save London

    Date of incident; 21/11/21 Time of call; 05:07 Location; Lanterns Way, Isle of Dogs, London Occupancy; High rise residential flats of 21 floors Fire involving a Lithium-Ion battery London Fire Brigade have reported the above-mentioned fire which was extinguished by the activation of three sprinkler...

    21 November 2021 @ 12:00 am - 5:07 am
  • Elephant & Castle Sprinkler Activation

    Date of incident: 4 November 2021 Time of Call: 10:56 Cause of fire: Unsafe disposal of smoking materials Occupancy: 32 Storey residential block of flats Location of fire: 18 floor, balcony Sprinkler system: Wet pipe, water supply: – suction tank and pump 1 x residential...

    4 November 2021
  • Revised Sprinkler Save In Cornwall’s Only High-Rise Residential block

    Date of incident; 1 November 2021 Time of call; 12:43 Attendance of Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service Park House, Bridge Road St Austell Occupancy; Residential Location of fire; Kitchen Sprinkler system retrofitted                         Update...

    1 November 2021 @ 12:43 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Birmingham High Rise Sprinkler Save

    Date: – 29 October 2021 Location: – Bromford Occupancy: -High rise residential block Number of floors:-13 Fire & Rescue Service: – West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) WMFS, have reported that a fire within a 6th floor flat was extinguished by the residential sprinkler system, wit...

    29 October 2021
  • Essex Residential Sprinkler Save

    Location; Harlow Essex Date of incident; 12 October 2021 Time of call; 10:23 4x Fire Appliances mobilised Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (communications department) have  reported that a bin fire in a residential block of flats was successfully extinguished following the activation of the.....

    12 October 2021 @ 10:23 am - 10:50 am
  • SprinklerSave : high rise, London

    Date of incident;29 September 2021 time of call; 0707 Location; Croydon Property type ;Purpose built block of flats over 10 floors The benefits of sprinklers have clearly been clearly demonstrated once again following a further fire in the same residential block of flats following an...

    29 September 2021
  • High Wycombe Personal Protection System Activation

    Date of Incident; 28 September 2021 Fire Rescue Service; Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Location; High Wycombe District Location of fire; Room Type of property; flat Ignition source; Smoking materials Automatic Fire Suppression System; Personal Protection System (PPS)   The above-menti...

    28 September 2021
  • Isle of Dogs High Rise Flat Sprinkler Save

    On the 17 August, 14:03 pm, London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to a high rise residential flat fire on the 37th floor on Marsh Wall in the Isle of Dogs. Two  residential sprinkler heads  operated containing the fire and limiting its impact with fire...

    17 August 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:37 pm
  • Coventry high rise residential bin store fire

    On the evening of the 8 August, 2021,  West Midlands Fire Rescue Service despatched crews from four local fire stations Foleshill, Coventry, Binley and Canley. Following reports of the bin store being alight at Faulkner House, Stoney a 17 storey residential block of flats. On...

    8 August 2021 @ 12:00 am
  • Person assisted from Lincoln flat after chip pan fire

    Lincoln chip pan sprinkler save Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service (LFRS) tweeted at 7 August, 15:51 hours details of a kitchen fire involving a chip pan left unattended. The residential sprinkler head activated restricting damage to 50% of the kitchen and moderate smoke damage to...

    7 August 2021 @ 12:00 am
  • Manchester High Rise Sprinkler Save

    GMFRS have reported the above mentioned incident which took place in August. 17 floor flat fire Date of incident 2 August 2021 Time of call 17:24 Location Eccles Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (GMFRS) 6 Pumping Appliances The residential sprinkler system activated following an electri...

    2 August 2021 @ 5:24 pm
  • Stockport Lithium Battery Flat Fire Extinguished by Sprinkler System

    The decision by Stockport Homes and Stockport Council to approve  a multi million pound sprinkler system retrofit investment programme to fund the installation of sprinklers in all 22 of Stockport tower blocks has proven to show that it is money well spent following the fire...

    24 July 2021 @ 5:50 pm - 5:57 pm
  • Coventry Student Accommodation Fire

    There’s no getting away from the fact that the student lifestyle contributes to the level of fire risk, it is therefore pleasing to report that following a fire in a  kitchen, (cooking pan left unattended) the residential sprinkler system activated. On arrival of the West Midlands...

    12 July 2021 @ 12:00 am
  • Stockport Bin Room Sprinkler Save

    Attendance of Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service (GMFRS Date of incident ;7 July 2021 Time of call; 00:23 Location of incident; Stockport Occupancy; High rise residential block, 15 Storeys Location of fire; Bin Room Sprinkler system: Wet Pipe, mains fed   GMFRS have reported the...

    7 July 2021
  • Edinburgh Flat Fire

    The benefits of sprinklers clearly demonstrated following the fire involving a top floor flat in Edinburgh resulting in 5 heads activating.   Further details to follow shortly

    1 July 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Salford high rise refuse store sprinkler save

    Fire Rescue Service; Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (GMFRS) Date of Incident; 19 June 2021 Time of call; 19:14 Location; Salford Occupancy; Residential 10 or more storeys Fire in Refuse Store 3x Pumping appliances   GMFRS have reported a fire in a high rise...

    19 June 2021 @ 7:14 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Cleveland, residential sprinkler project pays dividends extinguishing a high rise residential building kitchen fire

    In July 2017, a review of fire safety of high rise residential buildings was completed by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Place Select Committee, where it was agreed that Sprinklers and misting systems are installed in all high rise residential buildings across Stockton-on-Tees. The benefits of...

    13 June 2021 @ 4:18 pm - 5:51 pm
  • Flint, Specialised Housing, High Rise Fire

    Flint, Specialised Housing, High Rise Sprinkler Save At 17:42 on Thursday 3 June 2021, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended a kitchen flat fire involving a chip pan which had been accidentally left unattended. Crews identified that a sidewall sprinkler head had operated in...

    3 June 2021 @ 5:42 pm
  • High Rise Residential Flat Fire, Bridge Meadow House Birmingham

    On 30 May 2021 a sprinkler system successfully suppressed a fire at Bridge Meadow House, 13 storey residential building in Birmingham, the fire started on an enclosed balcony. The nearest sprinkler head activated and suppressed the fire, without the presence of the sprinkler system the...

    30 May 2021
  • Sprinkler Save, Southend On Sea Flat Fire

    Photograph speaks a thousand words, the benefits of sprinklers can clearly be seen in this hostel fire. One side wall sprinkler head activated suppressing/extinguishing the fire prior to Essex fire & rescue service attending this residential incident. The sprinklers were installed as part of Es...

    9 April 2021 @ 10:17 pm
  • Sheltered housing, London

    On 21st July a call was received by BAFSA member Triangle advising the company of a fire in a flat on the 4th floor at 1-133 Garnet Road, Thornton Heath. The call was a result of the sprinkler alarm signalling the call centre. This is...

    23 July 2020
  • Flat, Southampton

    Afire broke out in the kitchen in a high-rise block owned by Southampton City Council on 3rd July. It was successfully suppressed by the sprinkler system with minimal damage. The Fire & Rescue Service attended with multiple units but had little to do but check...

    6 July 2020
  • Flat, Cardiff

    On 24th June, BAFSA member RSP Sprinklers Wales received a call out to small block of flats in Cardiff where their sprinkler system successfully extinguished a fire. The call was received at 1542; their engineer arrived on site at 1626  and had the block fully...

    24 June 2020
  • Flat, Stoke on Trent

    Fire crews with an aerial ladder were to a kitchen fire on the eighth floor of the city centre Lindop Court tower block in Stoke on Trent on 22nd  May. A total of five crews  attended from Longton, Hanley and Newcastle but the fire, believed...

    22 May 2020
  • 2 Sprinkler Saves in kitchens in London

    Burnt cooking in the kitchen of a residential block of flats of three floors in Waddon Court Road, was the cause of a fire which, from the limited information provided, was controlled by a Personal Protection system. The fire was all out on arrival with...

    2 April 2020
  • Flat, London

    On 12 March , LFB crews were called to a rapidly developing fire on the sixth floor external balcony of Tweed Walk Tower Hamlets – a twelve storey apartment block. The fire spread horizontally along the balcony from the seat of the fire affecting the...

    12 March 2020
  • Flat, London

    On the 8th March, crews were called to a 5 pump fire on the 25th floor of a 4 roomed flat of a 39 storey high rise residential block in Southwark Bridge Road. The alarm was raised by the occupier to a kitchen fire, one...

    8 March 2020