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Ansul R-102 Fire Suppression For The Hospitality Industry

This blog is going to be discussing fire safety for the hospitality industry. MCL Fire is proud to say we are authorised distributors of the Ansul R-102 fire suppression system. A fully automatic and quick-acting suppression system designed for food manufacturing,...

Fire Safety Requirements For The Responsible Person

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires that the responsible/ appropriate person (the person having control of the building, or a degree of control) takes reasonable steps to reduce the risk from fire and makes sure people can safely escape if a fire...

Why are fire doors needed?

Article 17 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO/FSO) makes it a legal requirement to ensure that fire resisting doors and escape doors are correctly installed and adequately maintained in order for them to be fit for purpose for all commercial or...

Why Are Fire Safety Signs Important?

The individual requirements for your premise’s fire safety signs will be determined by your business’ individual risk assessment. this short guide to fire safety signs introduces the main signage available and shows you which situations they should be displayed. The...

MCL Fire are Hiring – Fire Extinguisher Technician North West

Working from our offices in Belfast, our sole objective is to protect people and property with the best Fire Safety Products and Solutions that our industry can offer. Our services meet or exceed all key industry standards, and we are also accredited by the leading...

MCL Fire are Hiring – Fire Extinguisher Technician Dublin

Working from our offices in Belfast, our sole objective is to protect people and property with the best Fire Safety Products and Solutions that our industry can offer. Our services meet or exceed all key industry standards, and we are also accredited by the leading...

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Why are fire doors needed?

Why are fire doors needed?

Article 17 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO/FSO) makes it a legal requirement to ensure that fire resisting doors and escape doors are correctly installed and adequately maintained in order for them to be fit for purpose for all commercial or...

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Why Are Fire Safety Signs Important?

Why Are Fire Safety Signs Important?

The individual requirements for your premise’s fire safety signs will be determined by your business’ individual risk assessment. this short guide to fire safety signs introduces the main signage available and shows you which situations they should be displayed. The...

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New MCL & Everlux Fire Signage Catalogue

New MCL & Everlux Fire Signage Catalogue

Fire Safety Signage RegulationsFire signs are a crucial measure of communication when it comes to fire safety, they act as means of displaying key information in a time of crisis and ensure that everybody will have a clear understanding of what to do, no matter the...

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Christmas Kitchen Safety

Christmas Kitchen Safety

Cooking for the whole family this Christmas can be fun, but having so many people around can also be distracting and when it comes to cooking that is the last thing you want to be especially with a busy house! Below are some things to keep in mind over the Christmas...

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MCL Are Hiring

MCL Are Hiring

MCL fire are actively recruiting a General Manager to join our Belfast based team. Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager role will be broad in nature and integral to MCL Fire Job Purpose Directs and oversees other staff members to make sure daily...

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Electric Heater Safety

Electric Heater Safety

As we start to come into the colder months electric heaters in our homes and offices are a great way to keep warm. However if not used safely and properly can be an extreme fire hazard and the use of portable heaters in warehouses and storage areas where a fire could...

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How To Stay Safe During Covid-19

How To Stay Safe During Covid-19

MCL Fire is still operating as normal and will keep customers updated of any changes. The health, Safety & Welfare of our Team and Clients is our main priority, and we will continue to take decisive measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, and adhere to the...

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Contact The MCL Fire Team

Contact The MCL Fire Team

You can contact our team on the email addresses below: Dermot Mclarnon MCL Director: Dermot@mclfire.com Brendan Mclarnon MCL Director: Brendan@mclfire.com Noel Singleton MCL Director: Noel@mclfire.com Stephen Carville Service Manager: stephencarville@mclfire.com Kevin...

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MCL Win Translink Contract

MCL Win Translink Contract

Belfast based company MCL Fire are delighted to announce they will be working with Translink the largest public transport operator in Northern Ireland by providing firefighting equipment and support for their workshops across NI.   McL Fire is a fully accredited...

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How To Keep Your Server Room Protected

How To Keep Your Server Room Protected

The importance of a server room should never be underestimated. The nature of the equipment itself and the business data processed within these rooms (some of which might be irreplaceable) means they can be one of the most essential areas in an organisation. Even when...

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MCL Are Hiring

MCL Are Hiring

MCL Fire is one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of Fire Safety Equipment and Fire Safety Planned Maintenance Services. Our clients include Queens University, Ulster University, BHSCT, NHSCT, HSE, Irish Rail, Trinity College Dublin and UCD, as well as assorted town and...

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MCL Are Hiring

MCL Are Hiring

MCL Fire is one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of Fire Safety Equipment and Fire Safety Planned Maintenance Services. Our clients include Queens University, Ulster University, BHSCT, NHSCT, HSE, Irish Rail, Trinity College Dublin and UCD, as well as assorted town and...

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Christmas Kitchen Safety

Christmas Kitchen Safety

Cooking for the whole family this Christmas can be fun, but having so many people around can also be distracting and when it comes to cooking that is the last thing you want to be especially with a busy house! Below are some things to keep in mind over the Christmas...

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Christmas Light Safety Advice

Christmas Light Safety Advice

A study in December 2011 found that there were  2834 accidental fires throughout the UK alone due to Christmas decorations and with all the excitement regarding Christmas time we sometimes forget to remember what’s most important. Fire Safety. The bright lights and...

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Fire Safety For Kids

Fire Safety For Kids

Small fires can mostly be extinguished successfully. However, for the rare and unexpected occasion when a larger fire takes hold, It is important that you and your family know how to react especially children. Young children are forever curious and testing the world...

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Firework Safety This Halloween!

Firework Safety This Halloween!

Having fireworks at home can be great fun, as long as they are used safely. Figures show more children rather than adults get hurt by fireworks. Over the past few years over 350 pre-school children, some only a year old, were treated in hospital for fireworks...

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Is Fire Training A Necessity?

Is Fire Training A Necessity?

Last month we ran free fire warden training course and one of the main questions we always got asked was is Fire Training a necessity? Is fire training really a necessity? The simple answer is yes! The long answer is also yes….. Fire training doesn’t just cover what...

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Fire Door Safety Week

Fire Door Safety Week

  This week is Fire Door Safety Week! This campaign doesn’t just point the finger, but focuses on what we need to know so that we can all encourage best practice. To make a difference, we all need to take responsibility and report signs of wear and tear and where fire...

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Whirlpool Recalling Tumble Dryers For Safety Issues

Whirlpool Recalling Tumble Dryers For Safety Issues

Why is there a recall? In 2015, Whirpool revealed that millions of tumble dryers were potentially dangerous.  The company’s managers found something worrying with some models of dryers.   What is causing the problem? Excess fluff or lint could travel from the...

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#FridayFocus CO2 Fire Extinguishers

#FridayFocus CO2 Fire Extinguishers

Every Friday MCL will be running a #FocusFriday blog where we focus on different areas within fire protection and this Friday we are focusing on CO2 Fire Extinguishers CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) .Co2s are primarily recommended for use on electrical equipment, often...

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A Guide to Choosing a Competent Fire Risk Assessor

A Guide to Choosing a Competent Fire Risk Assessor

If you are an employer, then you will have a duty under the appropriate fire safety legislation to carry out a fire risk assessment. Similarly, if you occupy or otherwise have a degree of control over any non-domestic premises (or if empty and you own it), then you...

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Kitchen Fire Safety

Kitchen Fire Safety

Regardless of how careful you are, there is always a chance that something unforeseen could happen in your kitchen that starts a fire. A perfect example would be an electrical fault with an appliance, which can strike at any time without warning. Nobody can ever...

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A Day In The Life Of An MCL Fire Extinguisher Engineer

A Day In The Life Of An MCL Fire Extinguisher Engineer

Ever wondered what a day in the life of an MCL Engineer was like? This video gives a quick glance of just some of the stuff our technical engineers get up to in a day Our engineers travel across the Island to make sure businesses are at peace of mind when it comes to...

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MCL Are Hiring

MCL Are Hiring

Working from our offices in Dublin and Belfast, our sole objective is to protect people and property with the best Fire Safety Products and Solutions that our industry can offer. Our services meet or exceed all key industry standards, and we are also accredited by the...

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Why Fire Wardens Are Essential At Work

Why Fire Wardens Are Essential At Work

How many people have been in a real emergency fire situation? The answer, thankfully, is not that many of us, unless we are employed within the fire service. How would we cope in such a situation? Would we crumble and panic, or would we rise to the occasion. The...

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Water Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

Water Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

Drowning accidents are especially high in the summer months and over the last few years, we have heard of too many tragedies that could have been avoided. Every year people drown both at home and on holiday because they don’t take simple precautions, so reaching...

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Extreme Heat Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

Extreme Heat Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

With temperatures rising across the UK and many of us heading away over the summer months on holiday to countries with extreme heat its important that we keep ourselves safe! Below are some facts and tips about keeping safe during the warmer days Extreme heat can...

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Barbecue Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

Barbecue Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

The most common types of barbecue-related accidents are burn/scald/other injury related to fire or flame and the number of these incidents tend to increase over the summer periods so for today's summer safety week blog we are giving you top tips on how to keep safe...

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Tent Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

Tent Safety #SummerSafetyWeek

As part of our Summer Safety Week we will be releasing a new blog each day to help you keep safe this summer. We are starting the week of with some Tent Safety tips A fire can destroy a tent in less than 60 seconds and In the UK, on average 27,000 fires are started on...

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The Importance Of An Escape Plan In The Home

The Importance Of An Escape Plan In The Home

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Every household should have some sort of escape plan in place just in case the worst was to happen. Hopefully you will never have to...

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Boat Fire Safety Advice

Boat Fire Safety Advice

Most fires are preventable and this blog provides tips and advice on how to protect your boat and crew from fire, and what to do should a fire break out. What to do if there’s a fire If in doubt, don’t fight a fire yourself. Get out, stay out, call 999  for help and...

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MCL Are Hiring

MCL Are Hiring

Working from our offices in Dublin and Belfast, our sole objective is to protect people and property with the best Fire Safety Products and Solutions that our industry can offer. Our services meet or exceed all key industry standards, and we are also accredited by the...

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Free Fire Warden Training

Free Fire Warden Training

As part of our commitment to help increase awareness of the dangers of fire, the harm they can cause especially to a business and what to do in the event of an emergency we are offering free Fire Warden Training for one individual in your business. Each week in...

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Fire Cadet End Of Year Show

Fire Cadet End Of Year Show

Cadets are young people between 14 – 17 years of age who meet weekly to learn about fire safety in the home, basic fire fighting skills and first aid. Cadets typically stay for 2 – 3 years with many applying for a career in the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service...

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Bonfire Safety Tips

Bonfire Safety Tips

During the summer period in Northern Ireland there is an increase of Bonfires in the communities which sometimes can result in accidents happening if proper safety measures are not taken so below we have highlighted how to stay safe around Bonfires this year. Once the...

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MCL Are Hiring

MCL Are Hiring

Working from our offices in Dublin and Belfast, our sole objective is to protect people and property with the best Fire Safety Products and Solutions that our industry can offer. Our services meet or exceed all key industry standards, and we are also accredited by the...

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Fire Safety at festivals

Fire Safety at festivals

With lots of event, festivals and concerts happening this summer its important to keep this in mind and you can now check out our blog about fire safety at festivals below! Conducting fire risk assessmentAs in every case, preventative measures begin with a fire risk...

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Why team building weekends are key

Why team building weekends are key

For the past four years team building weekends have been a crucial part of the McL culture and a way to make sure the team are both enjoying their roles and the direction the company is going. It allows the team to build on their strengths while being rewarded for...

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The McL Fire Suppression Masterclass

The McL Fire Suppression Masterclass

                                                                                                                                                                                                  As part of our commitment to raise awareness of the quality and innovation...

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Public Sector

Public Sector

At MCL, our public sector management team regularly liaise with fire officers and stakeholders to deliver only the very best in planning, design and installation. Our team is one of the most experienced around, with more than half a century of combines experience in...

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Retail Industry

Retail Industry

At MCL we pride ourselves on offering continued development to all our clients. Our management team conduct monthly meetings with each one of our clients, assessing key performance indicators to ensure everyone's happy. We maintain this level of interest with every...

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Trasnport

Trasnport

Here at MCL we understand the security and fire safety needs of the transport and utilities industry inside and out. However, we also know that no two businesses are ever identical and each one has their own respective challenges to overcome. When it comes to bespoke...

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