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Following an inspection which resulted in a fire safety audit being carried out at the property
Following an inspection which resulted in a fire safety audit being carried out at the property. Several breaches of Fire Safety legislation were identified including:

  • An apparent lack of a fire risk assessment, inadequate fire detection and alarm system - with several smoke alarms being found in a kitchen drawer.
  • No provision for self-closing bedroom doors - the doors themselves being inadequate.
  • A lack of window escapes from the 1st floor.
  • No provision of portable firefighting equipment.
  • The fire alarm system and emergency lighting had not been adequately tested or maintained.
An Enforcement Notice was issued and failure to comply resulted in prosecution.

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Original Source Derbyshire Fire & Rescue

  • Date posted:
    11/03/2016
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