Serious fires in high rise buildings are few and far between, with only a handful reported worldwide in recent years. Nonetheless fire safety in high rise buildings is of paramount importance due to the complexity of the buildings, and the potential difficulty of firefighting operations deployed at such incidents.
To call the fire service:
Should you wish for further advice, please contact our Contact Centre on 0800 0241 999 or to report any fire related issues in your area please call your local fire station.
We also have a 'Fire safety in flats' leaflet below providing useful information for people living in flats, landlords, and for those responsible for residential buildings: