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Business premises, East Sussex
12 October 2020
East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service has praised a business in Hastings for installing the sprinklers system, which stopped a small fire quickly spreading throughout the building.
Upon arrival, crews found a small fire located in the fan unit, which had been quickly extinguished by the sprinkler system.
Andrew Gausden, Business Safety Manager said: “This is a timely reminder to other companies to invest in a sprinkler system which could protect your business from severe fire damage.A sprinkler system really can make a difference, in 2019 we attended a similar fire locally which resulted in the total loss of a business – sprinklers would have made the difference.
“Sprinkler systems are designed to contain a fire ensuring businesses are often up and running within a short period of time due to limited damage.”