This trend continued as Metrotile was specified for various fire station training buildings by Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. Mark Tribble, the service’s Project Surveyor, has chosen Metrotile for training construction roofs for nearly ten years. In his role Mr Tribble oversees the building of training facilities, seeking to make each suitable for as many training scenarios as possible.
Mr Tribble states:“We look at Metrotile in addition to alternative roofing products for specification on training buildings. Frequently chosen due the the robustness under extremely tough trafficking by personnel and equipment, Metrotile has become a popular choice for training roofs at Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service” Co-surveyor Richard Boxall is equally enthused by Metrotile: “The Stone Coating provides excellent underfoot grip for the Firemen during training exercises”
The first Metrotile roof can be located at the STC (Service Training Centre) in Plympton on a live fire training and ladder drill building known as ‘The Doll’s House’. Metrotile roofs can also be found at six other stations including the Exeter HQ.
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Devon & Somerset Fire HQ located in Exeter, Devon
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