What is a Fire Door and What Part Does it Play in Fire Protection?

The fire door is a success story! Why? Because they’re now part and parcel of the work landscape, and – when professionally installed and maintained – they save lives in the event of fire. Over the past few years though, their success has been somewhat tarnished by the fact that 76% of fire doors were found to be ‘not fit for purpose’. Inspectors stated that their biggest concern was the lack of knowledge people had about the function and purpose of fire doors.

This blog aims to put that right! The Wallace Fire Protection team has come up with a concise guide to the question: What is a Fire Door?