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​​At Home​

We are committed to reducing the number of accidental home fires across our Service area.

Here you will find lots of helpful information and advice on how you can prevent fires in the home, what to do if a fire should break out and the services available to support you in protecting your home from the risk of fire.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Fire Safety in High Rise Flats

Here is some important advice for those that live in high rise properties ...

Home Fire Safety Check
Home Fire Safety Check

Firefighters and Community Fire Safety staff from the Service will now visit domestic properties to provide home fire safety advice and will supply and inst...

Protecting Your Home
Protecting Your Home

Keeping your smoke alarms in good working order protects you and your family against fire. However, it is just too easy to forget this crucial test. Safelincs ca...

Domestic Sprinklers

In February 2011, the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011 was passed by the National Assembly for Wales. It makes it compulsory for automatic fire suppression system...

Cooking Safety

More than half of accidental fires at home are started by cooking. Many kitchen fires happen when people are not paying attention or they leave things unattended...

Electric Blanket Safety
Electric Blanket Safety

Always follow manufacturers' instructions for using your blanket. This will help you use and store it safely and prolong the life of your blanket. S...

Tumble Dryer Safety

Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the use and maintenance of the appliance Clean the lint trap after every use – the build up of lint or fluff can c...

Chimney Fire Safety

Most chimney fires are preventable. Regular inspection and cleaning of chimney flues will help prevent fires within chimneys. Some simple tips to greatly reduce yo...

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide is a highly poisonous gas that has no colour, taste or smell. Fuel burning appliances such as st​oves, fires, boilers and water heaters can produce carbo...

Student Safety

Partying, smoking and drinking are all part of student lives - but they could be putting you at higher risk of fire. Take extra care if you smoke when you have been drinking and be carefu...

​Home Safety Advice for the Disabled

The information below has been developed for people with sight, hearing and mobility difficulties and those who care for them. It provides practical advice and tips that will help protect you fro...

Safety Literature

This section provides a number of advice leaflets covering many aspects of f...