The future is wireless

Martin Lee, Business Development Manager at Hyfire, discusses the advancements and future direction of fire detection systems.

A Costly Oversight: The £500k Waking Watch Scandal

In a startling revelation, a waking watch attendant hired as part of a £500,000 contract was reportedly found ‘hiding’ in a cupboard instead of patrolling a Plymouth block of flats. The incident at the development known as Latitude 52 – where waking watch was introduced post-Grenfell due to defective cladding – has cast a shadow over the reliability and cost-effectiveness of waking watch services, prompting a re-evaluation of temporary fire safety measures in residential buildings.

Hyfire’s Partner Programme: a mutually beneficial safety network

Hyfire Enhances Taurus Wireless Range With Detector Updates

Leading wireless fire systems brand Hyfire has announced a series of updates to its pioneering Taurus range of wireless detectors.

Avoiding Fires Over the Festive Season: A Hyfire Guide

As businesses gear up for the festive season, effective management of commercial fire systems becomes crucial. This is particularly important considering the recent crackdown on false alarm callouts in the UK, where many fire brigades now require a fire to be confirmed before responding to automatic fire alarms at commercial premises.

Fire Safety Regulations in High-Rise Residential Buildings

The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 marks a significant shift in responsibility for those managing high-rise residential buildings in England. The regulations focus on detailed electronic building plans, frequent inspections, and clear wayfinding signage to enhance safety.

Hyfire and Advanced to the Rescue with New Fire System for Newcastle Foodbank

Newcastle Foodbank provides an essential lifeline for thousands in North East communities, and now it can look to the future with confidence thanks to a new fire system supplied by Advanced and Hyfire, and installed by local company, RayFire Services.

Why Cutting Edge Wireless Tech Holds the Key to Safeguarding Scotland’s Historic Castles

Since taking over the Scottish region in 2020, Robert Bruce – National Sales Manager for Hyfire – has specified wireless fire systems to protect no less than five Caledonian castles.

Why Wireless Fire Tech is Manna from Heaven for Fire Professionals

With the fire industry facing unprecedented challenges as the Fire Safety Act 2021 and PAS 9980 come into force, Ollie Murray looks at how wireless technology could be the answer to many prayers.

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