Fire Door Safety Week - why fire door safety can't be left to chance

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With fire safety under the spotlight, and strengthening of legislation through the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safely Bill, Fire Door Safety Week will once again help to educate on the importance of fire door safety. Helen Hewitt reflects on why there is still a need for the national Fire Door Safety Week.


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