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Keeping Safe

Home Fire Safety Guide

This section brings together safety information that is targeted at members of the public whether they are at home, on the road, or out and about.

For advice on what to do in an emergency visit our What to do in an Emergency section.

Whether you live in shared housing, a flat, a terrace house or a caravan you can find information to help you keep safe from fire, extreme weather and flooding.

Common Fire Safety Advice

The sections below contain information that can be used by all. They cover common fire prevention and being prepared in case a fire does break out in your home.

Specific Fire Safety Advice

We provide fire safety information for specific situations that augments the common fire safety advice above.

Non-fire Safety Information

We also provide safety information for non-fire events in the home and the outdoors.

Related Campaigns

Current campaigns related to keeping safe at home are listed below.

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