FIAI ATC 2019 – Links to Reference Documents

“Saunas” as a source of fire  – Risk Authority RC50 – Fire Safety in the Construction and use of Saunas

International Association of Arson Investigators – Fire Investigator Health & Safety Best Practices


The committee of the Fire investigators Association of Ireland would like to thank all who attended our conference yesterday in Ulster University Jordanstown.

We would like to extend our gratitude to UUJ for hosting us and to all the Speakers and session Chairpersons.

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Fire Investigators Association of Ireland Annual Training Conference and AGM, Friday April 12, 2019

The FIAI are excited to announce this year’s training conference is to be held in April 2019 in conjunction with Ulster University’s Fire Safety Engineering Research and Technology Centre (FireSERT) at the university’s Jordanstown Campus.

Venue: Ulster University – Jordanstown Campus, Loughview Suite, Block 8, Level H.  Please click on the link for a map of the campus

Parking is available on site, please see the UU website at for more information.

Cost €35/£30 for members and €45/£40 for non members including light lunch

View the speakers and programme here

FIAI Annual Training Day and Conference April 12, 2019

The FIAI ATC will be held in Ulster University, Jordanstown on Friday April 12, 2019. Cost €35/£30 for members and €45/£40 for non members including light lunch

Speakers and programme to be announced. Check back soon for further information.

Grenfell Tower Fire Reports

Five reports have been published at the start of the fact-finding stage of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, in which 72 people died. They cover the tower’s safety measures, how the fire spread and the evacuation. Here are the key findings.

Professor Niamh Nic Daeid: Cause and spread of fire (download report here)

Dr Barbara Lane: Fire protection measures (download report here)

Professor Luke Bisby Ignition of the facade materials (download report here)

Professor Jose Torero: Spread of the fire (download report here)

Colin Todd: Statutory and regulatory requirements (download report here)


Growing pot and earning Bitcoin can start fires?

In this month’s podcast, hear a story about how the Bitcoin business might be causing fires.  What similarities are there between pot growers and now Bitcoin miners?

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Forensic Vehicle Fire Investigation – Dominick Tuite Memorial Lecture 2018 – 22 February 2018

The Engineering & Scientific Association of Ireland is hosting the 2018 Dominick Tuite Memorial Lecture at Saint Laurence’s Church, DIT Grangegorman on Thursday, 22 February at 7.30pm.

Liam Cotter BLC (Hons), MD, Liam Cotter & Associates will deliver this year’s lecture on the topic of “Forensic Vehicle Fire Investigation”.

If you’re interested in attending, please email your RSVP to

Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018

Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018

The Building Control Fire Safety Panel have arranged their Annual Fire Safety Conference to be held on 8th and 9th February 2018.

It will take place in The Armagh City hotel in the historic City of Armagh.

For more information including Conference Programme and Delegate Booking Form please click on the link below