Glasgow School of Art Fire Could Have Been Averted With Modern Fire Suppression System

This past May, a severe fire destroyed parts of Glasgow’s School of Art and with it its entire library. What is ironic is that the school planned to put in place a new fire suppression system this coming summer.

Experts are now debating whether the new fire system in-place would have prevented major damage with most of them agreeing that the new system would have enhanced the fire safety measures in the school significantly.

The article at http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-27564239 gives more details about the fire which broke out at the school one month ago. About 200 firefighters were involved, with 16 appliances at the scene at the height of the operation.

 

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