10 Oct 2017

Tighter furniture rules could save many lives in house fires

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 10 October 2017

Living room furniture made out polyurethane is such a deadly hazard firefighters are demanding tighter rules they say would save lives. They argue making sofas and chairs more flame resistent could cut the number of people killed in house fires by half. Government officials are now considering such changes.