The European Fire Safety Community: nine months on.

It has been almost nine months since the European Fire Safety Community was launched, and a lot has happened since its creation! Today we take stock of its progress. 

Thanks to all of you, we are now +330 members from across Europe in this Community, representing all sectors of the fire safety world. This includes 36% of industry representatives, 19% of fire engineer, 9% of firefighters and about a similar proportion of academics.

We are happy to share with you that since the beginning of the year, the Community’s work has been featured in various media such as the  January BIMB Newsletter, the FPA website and the FIA websites in April, as well as Knauf Insulation’s website on the occasion of International Firefighters’ Day, on May 4.

A diversity of content has been published on various topics, ranging from the EU Green Deal to the UK fire safety evolutions, and the development of the European approach to assess the fire performance of facades. We have published expert guests articles on Notre-Dame’s fire, fire safety failures in buildings and fire data collection, and some of you have also shared your expertise through written pieces. Following their contribution, two of your fellow members were even contacted by scientific journals to be republished. We are delighted that the Community is succeeding in fostering collaboration!

Things have also been moving in the Advisory Panels:

If you wish to contribute an article on a specific topic or make some suggestions do not hesitate to contact us: comment below or email us at 

We look forward to keeping working together!

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