Welcome to the British Fire Consortium Website

The British Fire Consortium would like to welcome you to our Web Site.

The primary aims of the BFC are maintain high quality technical standards of our members and to actively encourage all our members to obtain third party accreditation to ISO 9001 or equivalent approval bodies recognised by the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA).

Our members supply quality products and highly professional servicing for many aspects of fire prevention and fire protection. Products and servicing will include, extinguishers, signage, alarms, sprinklers, dry risers, emergency lighting and risk assessment together with many additional fire safety products.

The BFC promote best practice within the fire protection and fire prevention industry through representation with official UK and European bodies together with other relevant industry agencies, institutions and associations. The BFC provide technical advice and approved training for members and hold regular meetings, enabling the opportunities for members to exchange ideas, discuss issues and trends facing our industry today.

BS5306-3:2017 Draft, Public Comment

The proposed revision of BS5306-3:2017 is available for public comment. It is crucial that if you use this standard you read it and comment. Please forward all comments to the secretary@britishfireconsortium.org.uk who will pass them on to the BFC representitive. The document can be found here.

BAFE SP101:2017 Consultation Now Live

If you wish to read the new BAFE SP101 scheme please follow the link here. There are instructions on how to comment.


BS5839-1:2017 Fire Detection and Alarm Systems Code of Practice for Design, Is avalible for public comment you can follow the link

Safety Notice

We have received a recall notice from Check Fire concerning some 2kg CO2 from their commander range, please find the official notice here.We have now received more details from Check Fire you can find them here (Check Fire Info).

General Meeting January 2017

The general meeting was be held on the 17th of January in Stratford.
The guest speakers were be Simon Rollason from Jactone Products talking about new prooducts, Chris Auger who is the new Schemes Manager from BAFE and Gary McDowall who talked about foam. We had a great turn out. Many stayed in the afternoon to listen to the updates BS5266-1:2016 from Tom Brookes.

Training Update

For the 2017 Training Diary please click Click Here.

Environment Agency statement on End of Life

Click here for the environment agency's statement for Fire Extinguisher End of Life