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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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?

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Apartment Living: Fire Safety

Coopers Fire, 09.07.2019 , 0 comments

There’s no doubt that the world will fill with more and more tower blocks – but as we still reel in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy, our collective awareness of fire safety has never been higher. The most important outcome is getting out alive, so we’ve prepared a safety list for apartment dwellers to help minimise risk.