As part of your fire risk assessment, thought must be given to the protection of your buildings and trying to limit fire spread should a fire ignite when the building is not occupied. Approximately 46% of fires in non-residential property are attributable to arson attacks.

Building designers and managers should be aware of simple measures that can be taken to reduce the instances and impact of arson by: reducing opportunity, deterrents and limiting fire spread.

To find out more read our Arson Prevention booklet


  • Lancashire Police Arson Prevention Guidance
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