Q609: Have you got any advice for fire prevention?

Below is very basic fire safety advice; more detailed advice can be found on the websites in 'Related information' at the right of this page:

  • Fit your house with smoke alarms.
  • Never leave candles burning unattended.
  • Keep matches and lighters out of the reach of children.
  • Do not overload plug sockets.
  • Make sure all cigarettes are properly extinguished.
  • Unplug all electrical equipment at night.
  • Get your fire and boiler regularly checked.
  • Check all electrical equipment for signs of fraying wires.

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