Mac site ‘had 24-hour fire patrols’


Contractor answers questions about how grade A building was protected

The Mackintosh Building had a contract in place for 24-hour, seven-day-a-week security and fire warden patrols when it caught fire, the contractor has confirmed.

There was also a smoke and heat detection system in place, it said.

A team of three was paid by Kier to safeguard the building but the contractor has not yet been able to confirm to BD whether a warden was actually on site at the time the fire broke out.

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