Bruce Patterson and Paula Brooks are both Watch Managers at Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

Bruce joined in 2002 and Paula joined in 2009, with Bruce having over 10 years’ and Paula 5 years’ experience in the Fire Safety Department.

They have both worked on a number of high profile new and altered building consultations and conducted complex fire safety audits at a various types of premises in Tyne and Wear. They both manage a group of Fire Safety Inspectors out of an office that covers Newcastle and North Tyneside. Together with the team they conduct fire safety audits, following up fires and concerns and liaise with Building Control for all commercial type premises. Both also deal with the licensing of fireworks.

In this session they can provide advice on fire safety, without prejudice to Building Regulations and your Fire Risk Assessment, which can assist you in making your premises safe from fire for the protection of people and your business.

Appointments are available on the first Thursday of the month:

  • 1.00pm-1.45pm;
  • 2.00pm-2.45pm;
  • 3.00pm-3.45pm;
  • 4.00pm-4.45pm.

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