Ark Fire Protection Latest Industry News & Blog

Welcome to our blog at Ark Fire Protection! Here, you’ll find a wealth of insightful articles and updates on all things related to fire protection. We understand the significance of safeguarding your property, assets, and most importantly, the lives of those who depend on you.


Our blog is dedicated to providing you with valuable information, industry trends, and practical tips to enhance your understanding of fire safety. Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or involved in the construction industry, our blog is your go-to resource for staying informed and making informed decisions about fire protection.

What is a Fire Warden?: A Guide

This guide aims to answer that question, outlining the day-to-day duties, monthly tasks, emergency responsibilities, legal requirements, and training processes involved.

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How Long Does it Take for a Fire to Spread?

Fire can be a devastating force that can consume entire buildings in minutes if the conditions are right. Our latest article aims to provide insights into the speed at which fires can spread, the mechanisms behind fire spread, and ways to mitigate this potentially disastrous phenomenon.

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New Partnership from Ark Fire Protection & Kings Secure Technologies!

We have partnered with Kings Secure Technologies (KST)! This collaboration allows KST, in conjunction with its group companies EFire for active fire & life safety systems and Quidvis for fire risk assessments (FRA) and fire door inspections, to enhance their service capability.

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What is a Cavity Fire Barrier?

Understanding the significance of cavity fire barriers, their regulations, types, installation, and protective functions is crucial for maintaining fire safety in any construction – so read on to find out more.

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What are the Different Types of Intumescent Coatings?

This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of intumescent paint, its working principle, its different types, and its role in a wider passive fire protection system.

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What are Fire Doors Used for & Why are they Important?

Fire Doors have a unique role in the utility and overall safety of buildings – but why are fire doors important? Unlike regular doors, fire doors aren’t just for access and privacy; they serve an important role in passive fire prevention that could mean the difference between life and death in a fire incident.

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How Long Do Fire Doors Keep Fire Out & How Long Do They Last?

Fire Doors play an integral role in the event of a fire, serving as a life-saving shield that protects occupants and valuable assets. The life expectancy and effectiveness of these doors depend on several factors, including their maintenance and overall quality.

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What Does PEEP Stand For?

In the realm of emergency preparedness and safety protocols, the acronym PEEP stands for Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan. A PEEP is a customised plan designed to aid individuals who may require additional assistance or have specific needs during an emergency evacuation.

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Who is Responsible for Completing a Fire Risk Assessment?

Fire safety is a critical aspect of any building or premises in ensuring the welfare of your occupants and your assets, and conducting a thorough fire risk assessment is essential for minimising potential hazards.

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When is Fire Stopping Required?

Fire stopping is a crucial aspect of building safety and plays a significant role in preventing the spread of fire within a structure. It involves the use of various materials and techniques to seal gaps and openings in fire-rated assemblies.

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Fire Stopping Inspections & Maintenance: A Guide

Fire safety is of paramount importance for any building, and fire stopping systems are a critical component of a building’s fire safety plan. Fire stopping systems help prevent the spread of fire, smoke, and toxic gases through the building.

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What is Cementitious Fireproofing?

Cementitious coatings are typically applied to steel surfaces to protect them from fire damage. The coatings are made using cement or gypsum, which creates a durable surface when it becomes wet, making it highly fire-resistant.

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