TWO men have been fined after breaching fire safety
Kevin Clarke and Stephen Bailey appeared before Bury Magistrates
yesterday (September 7) to face charges relating to Coco Lounge,
Temptations and Cooler Bar, which are on Silver Street in the
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service took legal action
following an inspection of the three premises.
Clarke was fined Â£2,700 plus costs after pleading guilty to
seven offences, including not having a suitable and sufficient fire
risk assessment and failing to provide a system of training for
employees in relation to fire.
Bailey was fined Â£550 plus costs after admitting three offences
relating to a lack of suitable and sufficient fire risk
Director of Prevention and Protection at Greater Manchester Fire
and Rescue Service, Peter O'Reilly, said: "We always support
businesses that work to make their premises safe for people to use.
However we will take action against those businesses that neglect
fire safety and in doing so put the lives of staff and public at
risk. We hope this court case sends a clear message that fire
safety must be taken seriously."