Following the increased rate of fires on narrow boats this year, some fatal AWCC, with the support of Fire Services across the country, is strongly recommending the fitting of smoke detectors to all boats. For full technical advice please contact your local “Fire and Rescue Service”who can be found from this link: http://www.cfoa.org.uk/cfoa_public/default.asp?id=130
Following the recent tragic fatalities at Norbury Junction the BW Boat Safety Office has issued a safety notice for boaters. Click here to download.
The Boat Safety Scheme has issued a strong recommendation for boaters to fit smoke alarms. The PDF document is available on their website here.
AWCC has issued a press release (click here to download) to all interested parties strongly strongly supporting the installation of both smoke and CO alarms on all inland waterway craft