You need to have an emergency plan for dealing with any fire situation. The purpose of an emergency plan is to ensure that people know what to do if there is a fire and that the premises can be safely evacuated. Your emergency plan should be based on the outcome of your fire risk assessment In simple premises the emergency plan may be no more than a fire action notice. In multi-occupied and more complex premises, the emergency plan will need to be more detailed. What is a Fire Management Plan?
Who is Responsible? Those buildings subject to the Fire Safety Order it will be The Responsible Person but Vast majority of heritage properties are single domestic dwellings and are not subject to the Fire Safety Order
Responsible Persons are only Temporary Custodians Owners and their Families Managers Local Authorities Fire and Rescue Services The Nation
Corporate Social Responsibility Annexe B Whilst there is a statutory duty on FRSs to respond to fires, the public may also expect that they will work with other agencies to prevent damage and deterioration to heritage buildings
Emergency Plans Address of Property Important historic features Important contents Any special fire risks Flood and other risks
Emergency Plans Access routes for fire appliances Water supplies for fire fighting Fire compartmentation of the building The means of escape Fire alarm and detection Emergency lighting First aid fire fighting arrangements