Rhinoceros (Rhinocerotidae)

Key Facts

 

Definition

Large grey mammal having thick folded skin with one or two horns on the nose.

Distribution

Africa and South Asia

Habitat

Some Asian species inhabit swamps, others the deep forest.  The African species dwell on the plains.

Characteristics

Five species varying in colour, size, skin formation and horn arrangement.  All are short sighted but have acute senses of smell and hearing.  Reputed to be unafraid of fire.

Habits

These herbivores are active mainly in the morning and evening.  Some are solitary whilst others move around in small groups.

 

Rhino Fire Control (Rhinocerotidae Ignis Comprimo)

Key Facts

 

Definition

A reputable service provider established 1992.  Family owned, BAFE registered and ISO 9001 certified company assisting people with all their Fire Safety requirements.

A reputable and proactive company providing exceptional protection to customers who appreciate a common sense approach to Fire Safety.  Family owned and highly accredited, Rhino Fire Control brings a refreshing change to the Fire Safety industry.

Distribution

Somerset based, covering most of the South West of England.

Somerset based, covering the South of England

Habitat

Found in business premises large and small, local Council buildings, factories, public utility buildings, hospitals, educational premises etc.

Found in many types and sizes of business premises, but predominantly found in companies who own and operate multiple sites. And those who appreciate a top quality service.

Characteristics

FETA, BAFE and BFPSA qualified engineers, £5 million Public and Product Liability insurance, Kitemark certified products, quality service, reliable and courteous staff and competitive prices.

Forward thinking and far-sighted Rhino Fire Control is renowned for excellent customer service and bringing new ideas to its customers.

Habits

The company is active during normal office hours, also offering a 24/7 call out service.  Engineers can be found working alone, or in groups on larger contracts.

The company is active during normal office hours, but rarely sleeps due to always being ready to helps its customers with its 24/7 Emergency Support service.  Technicians can be found working independently, or in groups depending on the nature of the work.

The Myths

To this day no one can determine whether the rhino is afraid of fire…nevertheless, when the current owners founded the company, it formed the basis of the company name.

The Facts

The rhino is to this day the mascot of the South African Fire and Rescue Service.

Rhino Fire Control has expanded on both the myths and the facts and has become a leading provider of Fire Protection in the South of England.

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