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Top fire safety tips for warehouses and distribution centres

1 Jul, 2021 |

You know how the saying goes – “fail to plan, and you plan to fail.” Unsafe fire safety practices can put all three business-critical elements at risk in one fleeting moment, leading to loss of product, a pause in production, or worse – injury or death. Fire & Wire is responsible for the fire safety […]

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Safe cladding is just one component of a safe building

17 Jun, 2021 |

It’s a sad reality that the terms ‘cladding safety’, ‘building cladding’, and ‘fire safe cladding’ are now synonymous with the tragic Grenfell Towers fire in London in 2017, and the significant fire of the Neo 200 building in Melbourne, both fuelled by combustible cladding insulation. What is often overlooked surrounding these cladding disasters, however, is […]

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Fire safety training, inspections, courses and solutions: we do more than just system installation

15 Jun, 2021 |

You may already know this, but Fire & Wire is a fire protection business that does things differently. For new building projects, we can offer a package that includes all aspects of fire installation (Wet and Dry), as well as electrical installation including lighting, power, security, and data. Generally, the fire industry at large tends […]

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Fire Safety Evacuation Plan: Is your building compliant?

5 May, 2021 |

If you are the owner, manager, or operator of a facility or public space, you will need to ensure your Fire Safety Evacuation Plan (also called a Fire Emergency Plan) is up to date. Neglecting to ensure your evacuation processes are compliant could result in unnecessary safety risks, or a hefty fine from regulatory authorities. […]

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Is your business’ fire block plan up to date?

31 Mar, 2021 |

Did you know there has been a recent crackdown on businesses, both by the Victorian government and insurance companies, to ensure fire block plans (also called emergency plans) are compliant? As a compliance business, we’ve had to issue dozens of defect notices within Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding suburbs over the past 12 months alone. Without […]

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The importance of choosing an ISO Certified fire protection team

23 Mar, 2021 |

Some things in life are worth taking a gamble on; a new employee, even a complete rebrand. But when it comes to ensuring your facility is up-to-date with safety standards, there is zero room for error. It’s paramount that you can trust your fire safety solutions team to not only meet, but exceed, Australian Standards […]

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Dry fire protection – Minimising your fire risk

7 Oct, 2020 |

What’s the best approach for creating long term fire safety? Planning your fire protection system should ideally take place from the initial design stage of your build. This is the optimum time for a well designed solution to suit the building and the businesses occupying it! As fire protection specialists, we collaborate with architects and […]