Industry Facts & Advice


Fire facts

  • In 2010-11, local authority fire and rescue services attended 623,800 fires or false alarms in Britain.
  • A total of 287,000 fires were attended.
  • 337,300 false alarms were attended in this time frame.
  • In 2010-11, there were 388 fire related deaths in Britain.
  • The majority of fire-related deaths occurred in dwelling fires.

Source: Fire Statistics, Great Britain, 2010-11

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Business approval

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Industry resources

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Supplier technical support lines

BT Redcare: 0800 671 240 – 24hr

CSL DualCom: 01895 474 444 – 8.30am – 6.00pm 

Emizon: 0208 661 4553 – 24hrs

Risco: 0161 655 5600 – 8.30am – 5.30pm

WebWayOne: 01635 231 514 – 9.00am – 5.00pm