ITRE Committee confirms support for increased fire safety in Europe

10 July 2018

Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) adopted an amendment for a pilot project on fire safety to be included in the EU’s 2019 budget. This proposal aims to bridge the gap on fire statistics and to pave the way for increased fire safety awareness in Europe. The Modern Building Alliance fully supports this initiative and would like to congratulate the ITRE Committee and all the MEPs that supported it.

“This pilot project is very timely as it would complement the work the EU has started on fire safety through Fire Information Exchange Platform (FIEP)” said Quentin de Hults, Executive Chair of the Modern Building Alliance. To learn more about the pilot project and its aims, please check our news post here. For further information about the FIEP, please check here.

The pilot project proposal will now be sent to the Budgets Committee of the European Parliament. The Modern Building Alliance and its members invite all MEPs to support this initiative which will strengthen the EU commitment to fire safety and support a breakthrough in fire statistics and prevention.