During fires, more deaths are caused by smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning than fire related injuries, such as burns. Smoke takes around 250 lives per year in the
The term ‘fire door’ usually refers to a fire door leaf, the main component of a fire door assembly or doorset.
The door leaf is installed into a fire-rated frame, complete with its ‘essential ironmongery’ to make the door perform correctly in the event of a fire.
The door is tested as a complete assembly or doorset, and can only work correctly if installed using the same compatible components as when it was tested.