Reports Library

Here you can find reports compiled by previous FSRTT grant recipients that detail what they did with our support.

Strategies for fire-fighting in basements: Final Report: 2016

Agustin H. Majdalani & Ricky Carvel from the BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Edinburgh investigate under-ventilated fire dynamics in general, and specifically, the fire dynamics in basements when changes in ventilation conditions occur.

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Useful Links

Here are links to other organisations that you may find useful

The Fire Service College

The Fire Service College is a leading organisation for fire prevention and protection, providing assessed, accredited and assured fire and multi-service training for emergency service professionals globally.

With over 40 years’ experience in delivering fire and rescue training internationally, we specialise in equipping today’s firefighters and other emergency responders with the best possible skills and training to learn the latest techniques and procedures. Our unique incident ground, at one of the premier fire training venues in the world, coupled with our expert instructors, provides the opportunity for our learners to train and exercise in a realistic and challenging environment, for a learning experience that is second to none.

Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is the UK’s national fire safety organisation and is one of 28 similar national bodies worldwide. We work to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which the potential for loss is kept to a minimum.

Since our formation in 1946 we have attained an unrivalled reputation for quality of work and expertise in all aspects of fire including research, consultancy, training, membership, publications, risk surveying and auditing. Our products and services are designed to assist fire, security and safety professionals achieve and maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.

National Archives: UK Government Web Archive

We capture, preserve, and make accessible UK central government information published on the web. The web archive includes videos, tweets, and websites dating from 1996 to present.

GOV.UK: Fire Prevention and Rescue

Fire prevention and rescue information from the Home Office.


Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) independently assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of police forces and fire & rescue services – in the public interest.

The website carries information about all the FRS in England and Wales.

Fire and Rescue Services in Wales

The responsibility for fire and rescue services is devolved in Wales. Fire and Rescue Authorities (FRAs) provide these services.

  • North Wales FRA covering: Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham
  • Mid and West Wales FRA covering: Powys, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot
  • South Wales FRA covering: Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen, Newport and Monmouthshire

FRAs work within a policy and legal framework which the Welsh Government sets.

BRE Group

BRE is a world leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure, through research and knowledge generation.

We use our cutting edge research to develop a range of products, services, standards and qualifications that are used around the world to bring about positive change in the built environment.

LGA: Fire and Rescue

The fire and rescue service is an integral part of keeping our communities safe and secure. Our Fire Services Management Committee represents the views and concerns of the fire sector working on the future direction of the fire and rescue service.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was established by the Police and Fire Reform Act (Scotland) 2012 (the Act) and came into being on 1st April 2013. The Scottish Government appointed a Chair and 11 other members to serve as members of SFRS, collectively referred to as the Board. The Act allows for the appointment of up to a total of 15 members.

The main purpose of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is to work in partnership with communities, the public and private sectors and other agencies on fire safety, prevention, protection and emergency response to improve the safety and wellbeing of people throughout Scotland.

GOV.UK: Emergency preparation, response and recovery

Emergency preparation, response and recovery information from the Home Office.

UK Research and Innovation

UK Research and Innovation is a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.

Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UK Research and Innovation brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and a new organisation, Research England. To learn more about UK Research and Innovation please go to our About us section.



IMPROVING INCIDENT COMMAND DECISION MAKING Phil Butler: the THINCS Behavioural Marker System Phil Butler’s PhD field of study is within psychology. He is specifically studying incident commander decision making in the fire service in general. He believes that the...

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WHY ARE SOME PEOPLE SAFER FROM FIRE? Dr Christian Morgner: Multiculturalism and Fire Incidents Christian Morgner from the University of Leicester wants to address a neglected area of demographic research on fire incidents, namely, the role of cultural diversity and...

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