Fire Service Industry News: Wrightstyle Remembers the Summerland Tragedy

07/03/2013
Wrightstyle Limited is an international glass and steel glazing company, designing and manufacturing systems to mitigate against fire, bomb/blast and ballistic attack. Jimmy Chiu is the company’s Business Development Manager and here looks back on one of the worst fire tragedies in the British Isles -- which also influenced regulations on both sides of the Atlantic. Next month (August) marks the 40th anniversary of what was the worst peacetime fire in the British Isles since 1929, and the worst disaster in the history of the Isle of Man -- an island that lies between England and Ireland and, while being part of the British Isles, remains a Crown Dependency. It changed building regulatio...

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