Coopers Fire frequently write articles and technical advice for manufacturing professionals. Our blog features posts about fire curtains, smoke barriers, fire protection and fire safety as well as discussions about the latest advances in active fire curtain and smoke barrier technology.

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The Amazon Fires

Coopers Fire, 12.09.2019 , 0 comments

Rainforest fires are not irregular; they happen all the time, usually following the seasons or under controlled and sanctioned land clearing. During July and August 2019, fires in the Amazon rainforest spiked to intense levels – the worst in over a decade. Huge deforestation and land clearing have set deep scars into the landscapes of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and beyond. What does this mean for people, the planet and the future?

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How to Stop a Fire Without a Fire Extinguisher

Coopers Fire, 28.08.2019 , 0 comments

While fire extinguishers are a common sight in offices, restaurants, factories and workplaces everywhere, they’re far less likely to be found in people’s homes. We’ve covered fire extinguisher types in detail – but what happens if you’re caught without one?


The Impact of Fire on Firefighters

Coopers Fire, 14.08.2019 , 0 comments

Firefighters are true heroes – putting their lives on the line to help people in need. The risks they face don’t just stop at physical harm, and even the strongest and bravest among us can be deeply shaken by the horrors witnessed in the line of duty.

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Are New Build Homes Fire Safe?

Coopers Fire, 24.07.2019 , 0 comments

Modern homes are popping up everywhere, as housing attempts to meet demand. New builds are typically built with timber frames, borrowing from traditional building practices, with the added benefits of modern technology and materials. So, when it comes to fire safety, new build homes should be getting everything right – but are they?