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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 Evacuation Procedures in the Workplace

A fire emergency evacuation plan (FEEP) is a written document that describes the measures to be taken by everyone in the event of a fire and the procedure for notifying the fire services. In this blog, we will discuss certain practices that make up an effective fire evacuation procedure.

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A Guide To Intumescent Paint

It’s important to note that intumescent paint is an essential component of any successful passive fire protection system. Intumescent paint swells rapidly when exposed to high temperatures and protects the surface it’s applied to by doing so.

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Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988/1989, 1993 and 2010

The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 (amended in 1989, 1993, and 2010) set minimum fire resistance levels for domestic upholstered furniture, furnishings, and other products containing upholstery.

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What are Fire Partitions?

The elements that make up a fire-rated compartment are all vertical and horizontal structures in a building that act as a barrier to prevent fire spread and enable safe escape for the occupants. A typical fire partition wall is a gypsum board that is rated for fire.

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Fire Safety Risk Assessments

The Responsible Person (RP) of any non-domestic building must conduct a fire risk assessment and take steps to reduce or eliminate the danger of fire, according to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

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A Guide to Fire Doors

The main goal, should a fire start, is to stop or slow the spread of flames to save lives and allow for safe egress. Fire doors are the buildings’ compartmentalisation mechanism, preventing fire spread and saving lives and property.

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Different Classes of Fire and What They Mean

It’s imperative to handle fire with care to prevent any life-threatening incidents. Although you may have plans to manage any fire hazards, it is vital to know the various classes of fire.

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Fire Safety Signs Guide

Health and safety regulations require every workplace to have relevant fire signs. The legislation instructs that everyone be aware of fire alarm locations, emergency tools, fire exit plans and have easy access to them.

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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Summary

In 2001, fire safety legislation was simplified via the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety Order) 2005. Before this reform, fire safety in the UK was covered by around 70 fire safety legislation, including the Fire Precautions Act 1961 and the Fire Precautions (workplace) Regulations 1997/1999.

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Fire Safety in Purpose Built Blocks of Flats

One of the easiest ways to ensure fire safety in purpose built flats is to put together a list of health and safety regulations. They should be constructed in accordance with all government guidelines and regulations.

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