Communities

The Cause of fire comes back to the human element, but, there are basic precautions that can be taken.

Some Useful hints are:

  • Remove all accumulation of rubbish and unwanted materials at regular intervals.
  • Make regular checks of all electrical appliances, chords, fuses, and how these appliances are being used.
  • Position heating devices in safe locations - away from curtains, furniture, clothing, draughts.
  • Install a home smoke alarm to give early warning of a fire outbreak.
  • Install a suitable fire extinguisher in your home.
  • Above all, good housekeeping minimises fire risks - be aware:

    It can happen when least expected...taken by surprise, you can find it difficult to think CLEARLY and act QUICKLY to do the 'right thing'.
    You should form a FAMILY FIRE PLAN AND PRACTICE so it becomes natural to do the 'right thing'.

  • HOME FIRE SAFETY IS IMPORTANT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY & PREPARATION CAN PREVENT A TRAGEDY.

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