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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.

Fire Door Regulation 10

Responsible persons in charge of multi-occupied residential buildings with storeys over 11 metres tall in England must abide by the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 come 23 January 2023.

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Fire Safety Tips in the Workplace

According to UK government statistics, 12,939 fires were recorded on work premises in 2021/2022. This alarmingly high number of incidents urgently demands that we take greater responsibility in sharing fire prevention tips in the workplace.

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How Often Do Fire Doors Need to Be Inspected?

There is often confusion surrounding how often to inspect fire doors. From a legal perspective, the National Fire Protection Association 80 states that fire doors must be checked once a year. However, it is good practice for businesses to perform more frequent checks.

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What is the Difference Between Active and Passive Fire Protection?

If you own or manage a commercial or domestic property, you’ll naturally want to ensure you have put every necessary fire safety measure in place. If you’re looking to upgrade or implement fire-safe features in your property, you may have come across the terms passive and active protection.

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Potential Fire Hazards in the Workplace

There are many fire hazards in the workplace that most individuals aren’t aware of. Even environments that appear to be completely safe and risk-free can have a raft of potential fire hazards that need to be mitigated.

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How Does Fire Spread?: Conduction, Convection & Radiation

How does fire spread? Here, we take a closer look at the three ways a fire can spread, and how you can protect against all fires in your own workplace with the right knowledge and safety measures.

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What is the Main Objective of Fire Compartmentation?

The government has instituted regulations to help prevent fires from occurring. Chief among them is the concept of fire compartmentation. This article explores the idea and shows you how to achieve fire compartmentation.

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Who Issues a Fire Safety Notice?

Fire safety laws are vital in mitigating the risk of fire and loss of lives and property. The fire and rescue services are responsible for extinguishing fires and protecting life and property in the event of a fire.

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Who Enforces Fire Legislation?

Over the last several years, fire safety laws have been improved to ensure that all responsibilities and duties are assigned to the appropriate individuals. To guarantee building upkeep and occupant protection, landlords and property owners must follow a variety of rules.

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What is Fire Stopping in Construction?

Fire stopping in construction is the process of preventing the spread of fire between compartments in a building. Fire stopping helps to protect the occupants of a building by slowing the spread of fire and smoke, giving them more time to evacuate safely.

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What are Fire Curtains?

The purpose of passive fire protection is to limit the spread of fire, to protect the health and safety of occupants, and to preserve the structural integrity of the building itself. One of the key components that make up any effective passive fire protection strategy is fire curtains.

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Intumescent Strips for Fire Doors: Everything You Need to Know

Many individuals are unaware of fire door’s role in a fire protection plan. Fire doors aid in limiting the spread of a fire by keeping flames from spreading throughout a building – in part due to the use of intumescent strips.

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