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Fire Sprinkler Installation Engineers (UK Wide)

Fire Defence Servicing (FDS), is a leading designer/installer of Sprinkler Systems to a wide range of businesses throughout the UK and occasionally abroad. Due to expansion and internal development FDS are currently looking for additional Fire Sprinkler Installation engineers Throughout the UK (Bristol, Exeter, Gloucester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Reading etc) The role is to carry out new installation, extensions and remedial [...]

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History of the Fire Sprinkler Accreditation Schemes

1888 - Fire Office Committee of insurers (FOC) The Fire Office Committee of insurers (FOC) first published the first British Standard for the design and installation of automatic sprinkler systems in September 1888. This standard pre-dominantly covered the design and installation of sprinklers for property protection.   1935 - Fire Research Station (FRS) & Joint Fire Research Organisation (JFRO) In the early [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Fire Defence News, News & Information|Comments Off on History of the Fire Sprinkler Accreditation Schemes

Fire Defence Sponsor Exeter Chiefs Geoff Parling

FDS are pleased to announce that for the 2015-2016 season they have sponsored Exeter Chiefs England and British & Irish lion Geoff Parling. Geoff is currently with the England Squad at the Penhall training camp alongside his fellow Chiefs Team Mates Jack Nowel, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan Dickie. We wish them all the best and are looking forward to [...]

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Rapid Response

Fire Defence Servicing Ltd were instructed by a major UK sprinkler contractor to provide commissioning for a shop unit in St Austell The call came in at 1500 hours on a Monday and FDS Ltd were on site by 0800 on the Tuesday to carry out the pressure testing of the system and opening of the valve to allow the [...]

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The Shard is evacuated after fire breaks out in restaurant on 33rd floor

The Shard, London 4th July 2015 An oven fire broke out on the 33rd floor of The Shard this morning Around 100 customers were evacuated from restaurants in landmark Seven fire engines and 35 fire officers attended the scene in Southwark Fire was put out by restaurant's sprinkler system and there were no injuries Fire-fighters from LFB were called at [...]

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Sprinkler save at Glasgow Shopping Centre 24th July 2015

Scottish F&RS reports that at 04:55 hours on Friday 24th July, they received a call to a report of fire on the first floor at a 20m x15m mobile phone retail outlet in the Forge Shopping Centre, Gallowgate, Glasgow. Initial investigations appear to point to the seat of the fire being a lap top computer which had been left on. [...]

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Training & Qualifications

BAFSA Achieves a First.... The qualification content, funded and developed by BAFSA and its members, covers health & safety, knowledge of the fire sprinkler industry, relationship building and communication, understanding how to manage own resources, maintaining compliance and dealing with non-compliance, installation and final handover procedures. Mike Green, Vice Chair of BAFSA, and Chair of the Skills & Development Committee [...]

By |July 17th, 2015|Categories: News & Information|Comments Off on Training & Qualifications

Trainee Sprinkler Fitter

Job Purpose To become over time a fully qualified Sprinkler Fitter To support the Engineers in delivering quality workmanship on site at various locations throughout the UK. During this period you will be trained in all aspects of the role and will be expected to travel to various sites within the UK as directed from the Head Office in South [...]

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Fire Sprinkler Service Engineers Southwest Region

Fire Sprinkler Service Engineers Southwest Region Fire Defence Servicing Ltd is looking for a new Fire Sprinkler Service Engineer to cover the South West region. Person Specification: The ideal candidate will be motivated, switched on, with a positive “can do” approach. The Role: Service Engineer Carry out engineering/maintenance tasks as allocated by supervisors on all makes of fire sprinkler systems.  Training [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: FRONT PAGE NEWS, Vacancies|Comments Off on Fire Sprinkler Service Engineers Southwest Region

Project Fire train FDS engineers to use the ‘Livetap’ System

Livetap Training Brian Smith of Project Fire spent two days to train our engineer to trainer standard on the use and implementation of Livetap.  We are now in a position to ensue all our engineers are qualified and competent to use the Livetap system. It also means that we can now work on ranges while the system is still live, [...]

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Grenfell contractor: Sprinklers would have saved tower

By Ed Davey BBC News, London - 27 September 2017 A fire safety expert previously contracted to work on Grenfell Tower has said sprinklers would have stopped the fatal fire from spreading. Paul Atkins said sprinklers give people a "99% chance of survival" and would have stopped flames taking hold. It comes as a BBC London survey reveals a nationwide [...]

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: News & Information|Comments Off on Grenfell contractor: Sprinklers would have saved tower

Apprentice Design / Contract Engineer

Apprentice Design / Contract Engineer Fire Defence Servicing is a leading designer/installer of Sprinkler Systems to a wide range of businesses throughout the UK. Based in South Molton the successful candidate will need: You will undertake an internal in-house training programme over a 6 – 12 month period and the main elements of the training will include areas such as: [...]

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Trainee Sprinkler Fitter

Job Purpose To become over time a fully qualified Sprinkler Fitter To support the Engineers in delivering quality workmanship on site at various locations throughout the UK. During this period you will be trained in all aspects of the role and will be expected to travel to various sites within the UK as directed from the Head Office in South [...]

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