Fire Defence Servicing is Recruiting : Mechanical Pipe Fitters and Fitters Mates and Improvers

We currently have vacancies for Mechanical Pipe Fitters and Fitters Mates and Improvers.

You will be trained in all aspects of the role but to become a sprinkler fitter.  You will be expected to travel to various sites within the UK as directed from the Head Office in South Molton.


  • Be able to follow written and practical instructions
  • Have good mechanical skills and a practical aptitude
  • Be able to read and interpret drawings
  • Have good communication skills
  • Work as part of a team
  • Learn to use industry ...
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Lest We Forget

Lest We ForgetBattle of the Somme 1st July – 18th November 1916

The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

Battle of Jutland – 31st May – 1st June 1916

The Battle of Jutland was a naval battle fought ...

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Small Works, Service and Maintenance Sales Manager

Fire Defence Servicing Ltd is a leading Design, Supply, Install, Servicing and Maintenance provider of Suppression Systems in the UK and has been helping to protect, buildings, businesses and lives for over 30 years

FDS operate differently to other Fire Sprinkler Contractors by mainly targeting servicing, small works and major contracts that work within our business plan and needs. We use directly employed service engineers strategically located all over the UK to ensure where possible that each site has their own ...

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The Price of PFI? – Debt, Fire Unsafe Hospitals and Collapsing Schools

by Joel Benjamin | Jul 5, 2016 | NHS, Schools | 0 comments

The Price of PFI on BBC File on 4 features exclusive research by members of The People vs PFI exposing systemic failures in building and fire safety standards in public schools and hospitals constructed via Private Finance Initiative (PFI).fire-sprinkler

Schools in Edinburgh and Merseyside and hospitals in Manchester and Peterborough built without key structural elements and fire safety compartments, placing staff, students, patients, and fire ...

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Ruthin School ‘leading way’ in fire sprinkler safety

A school residential block is thought to be the first in north Wales to install sprinklers after new fire legislation came into effect.

Wales became the first country in the world to make it mandatory that all new buildings – such as homes, flats and care homes – be fitted out.mist-spary

Ruthin School’s 40-bedroom block for boarding pupils has a system installed.

North Wales Fire and Rescue’s Stuart Millington ...

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Southwark Specialised Housing scheme: Sprinkler Save

Sprinkler save : residential

Southwark Specialised Housing scheme: Thursday 1st September 2016

At about 1515 on Thursday 1st September 2016 a fire occurred on the cooker in the flat of an 82 year fire-sprinklerold resident at the residential specialised housing scheme in Canterbury Place, London.  London Fire Brigade also report that there were some issues with hoarding.

The block had been fitted with automatic fire sprinklers to BS9251 as part of a scheme ...

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Ipswich Office Block Car Park: August 2016

Ipswich Office Block: August 2016

At 2019 on 29th August 2016 Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service received an AFA signal to a 6 storey office fire-sprinklerblock towards the centre of the town. On arrival at the premises operational crews were faced with smoke issuing from the car park at ground floor level and upon investigation it was identified that an amount of cardboard and rubbish had been placed within the car ...

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Chippenham semi-conductor manufacturer

At around 2215 on Saturday 3rd September a fire broke out in a ground floor test area of a semi conductor manufacturer in Langley Park, Chippenham,

The electrical fire  activated one pendant sprinkler head on the wet pipe system within the two storey factory and the fire was reported to be ‘out on arrival’.

Details of this incident were confused by the fact that a large fire service attendance and ...

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Fire Sprinkler System Accreditation and Certification

To make sure a sprinkler installation will work it must be properly designed and installed.FIRAS

There are two main independently accredited organisations which undertake the certification of sprinkler installers.

Xova Warrington under their FIRAS brand,

LPCB/BRE Certification Ltd

Undertakes third party verification of:

  • Industrial and commercial sprinkler systems installers
  • Residential and domestic sprinkler systems installers
  • Both organisations permit their listed companies to issue certificates of conformity to the owners of sprinklered buildings.

These certificates are ...

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Cecil Jones Academy: Fire breaks out at Southend School

Firefighters had to use water from a nearby swimming pool to bring a blaze at a school in Essex under control.

Twelve fire crews were sent to Cecil Jones Academy in Southend after the blaze broke out at 16:30 BST.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had spread from the roof of the two-storey building to afire classroom below.

Divisional officer Neil Fenwick said crews were initially hampered by a ...

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