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primary website, is being updated and will be back online soon.

"This is the test for the smouldering fire at Underwriter's Laboratories.

. . . They have a false test

. . . this is why we have

the confusion.

Richard M Patton

Fire Protection Engineer

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QLD Fire Commissioner

". . . photoelectric alarms

. . . for us, it is about

saving lives."

Katarina Carroll APM Commissioner QFES

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"Fire safety organisations have a duty of care to
warn the public of the known, life-threatening limitations of ionisation smoke alarms."

Karl Westwell
Co-Founder, World Fire
Safety Foundation

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'Recommending Selling

or Installing Ionisation

Smoke Alarms,

A Criminal Act

of Negligence?'

WFSF C.A.N Report

Published: Feb 2007

Adrian Butler, Chairman, Co-Founder
World Fire Safety Foundation

22 April 2017, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Adrian Butler  Chairman, Co-Founder, WFSF

Are Your Smoke Alarms Safe?

"Are ionisation smoke alarms in your home?

          Australian government (CSIRO)

                   scientific test data proves

WARNING!  All Tenants & Home Owners

There are Two Types of Smoke Alarms

20 September 2017

Ionisation Smoke Alarms: Litigation & Life-Safety Concerns

Open Letter to Compliance Contractors, Body Corporate Managers
Property Owners, Property Managers, Tenants & Real Estate Principals

Greetings from the Photoelectric-Only State!

Thanks for visiting our website.



Find out why ionisation alarms (whether battery or hard-wired) are not safe, and how owners and tenant's can properly protect their properties and families.




Thank you.



Adrian Butler                                                       Karl Westwell

Chairman, Co-Founder, Former Fire Fighter                  Researcher, Co-Founder

World Fire Safety Foundation                                 World Fire Safety Foundation

Queensland, Australia                                               Waikato, New Zealand

12 Jan 2016

Fire Commissioner Wants
Ionisation Smoke Alarms Banned

Channel 7 News  |  NSW Edition  |   106 seconds

Channel 7 News  |  QLD Edition  |  97 seconds

“Adrian Butler used to sell them, realised the dangers, and has
spent the past 15 years trying to get authorities to ban them.”

“The fire commissioner says Australia’s most common smoke
alarm should be banned; other experts claiming the flawed
alarms have failed to save thousands of lives.”

NSW Fire Commissioner

& AFAC President

Wants Ionisation Smoke

Alarms Banned

Greg Mullins AFSM (ret) Commissioner FRNSW

Channel 7 News Report | Jan 16

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"Ionization . . . we want

  these banned . . . get it

out of your home."

Louie Naumovski

Founder, Logan House
Fire Support Network

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