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The latest news, comments, industry updates and announcements from Marsden Fire Safety.

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Covid-19 Announcement

Following the recent covid-19 announcement regarding the closure of non-essential businesses, we would like to reassure our customers that as suppliers of essential emergency equipment to the healthcare sector, we are still open for business.

While our aim is to continue to provide an uninterrupted service, we will continue to monitor the ever changing situation while taking all necessary steps to ensure the wellbeing of both our staff and customers.

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New Fire Safety Bill Announced

The Home Office has introduced a new bill to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales.  Following the proposal  from Boris Johnson at the end of last year, yesterday’s confirmation will see some major changes to the Fire Safety Order 2005.  

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British Standards BS 5839-6:2019 Update – What’s changed?

British Standard BS5839-6:2019 covers specific recommendations for fire alarm systems in all domestic premises and covers both new-build and existing properties. The standard contains details on all aspects relating to the design and installation of fire alarm systems, including the type of alarm to install and which  areas of the property to protect. 

The changes to BS 5839-6:2019 include new grades covering the different types of alarm system, with Grade C being redefined, Grade D being replaced by D1 and D2 and Grade F replaced by F1 and F2.

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Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire - expert opinions

Notre-Dame Cathedral has stood tall above Paris since the 1200s but this week a devastating fire ripped through the cathedrals roof - bringing down its famous wooden spire. Experts shed light on the difficulties fire crews faced as they fought to save such a large, historic building.

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2019 Events and Exhibitions

Marsden Fire Safety are pleased to announce they have already booked to attend some events for 2019.

In March they will be at the TagEvac seminar and in May they will be at the NAHFO annual conference in Leeds from the 21st-22nd 

If you have already booked to attend either of these, pop along to see us, if not you still have time to get booked on. 

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