YOUR local Fire & Rescue Service advises you to take the following steps at home:
PLAN your easiest escape route
TEST your smoke alarm at least once a week
CHECK all appliances before going to bed or leaving the house
NEVER leave cooking unattended or overload electric sockets. If you use an electric blanket always follow the safety instructions
CLOSE doors at all times – this can prevent a fire spreading
CALL Get out and call 999 at the first sign of fireIf you would like to find out more about how you can make your home safer, your local Fire & Rescue Service can help by carrying out a fire safety assessment in your home.