Nightclub owner prosecuted for ignoring fire safety

May 6, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

The owner of a former nightclub in Lincoln has been found guilty of putting the lives of staff and visitors at risk. The fire service visited Tokyo in Silver Street back in 2013 and discovered lives were being put in danger, under fire safety regulations. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is legally responsible for making sure the county is a safe place to live, work and visit. This includes making sure that premises have preventative and […]

Make a clean sweep for safety

September 12, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is reminding residents to have their chimneys swept ready for the winter ahead.Last year firefighters were called out to 189 incidents caused by blocked chimneys. The fire service says that these figures are up by 16% and that chimney fires are easily avoidable.Joanne Hussey, Community Fire Safety Advocate, said: “Many residents keep their homes cosy over the winter with open fires and log burners, but it’s important to remember that if […]