Following the Grenfell tragedy, a well-publicised debate resulted in changes being made to the Fire Safety Act. These important amendments have been put in place to ensure that people feel safe and that a tragedy like the Grenfell Tower does not happen again.
Fire doors save lives.
They form a vital part of a building’s passive fire protection and are designed to stop the spread of fire and smoke for a specified amount of time, in order to:
- Protect escape routes, to enable safe evacuation of the building
- Protect the building and its contents, limiting costs and disruption after a fire
- Allow firefighters to extinguish the fire as safely as possible.