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Nottingham Leisure & Entertainment Complex Sprinkler Save
August 8 @ 8:45 pm - August 13 @ 9:24 pm
Nottingham Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at the Cornerhouse a large leisure and entertainment complex located in the centre of Nottingham city centre, containing a number of commercial premises at 8:45 Sunday 8 August.
It was established that the premises sprinkler system activated flowing a fire in the extraction system in one of the commercial premises. On arrival crews established that the fire had been extinguished due to actuation of the sprinkler system
David Stevenson, Group Manager for Protection, said: “This incident shows how effective sprinkler systems can be in quickly stopping the spread of fire to save property and lives.
“Had sprinklers not been installed, this fire could have easily spread endangering the business itself and others within The Cornerhouse.
“We encourage all businesses to regularly review their fire safety measures and to contact our Fire Protection team if they have any concerns.”
Further information on commercial sprinkler systems can be found in BAFSA information file 6b FAQs commercial sprinkler systems.