Fire Safety at home with Action24

Fire Awareness in the home

  • Cooking, smoking and electrical related fires have significantly increased.
  • Heating equipment fires (portable heaters, heating blankets, etc.), are a leading cause of home fires.
  • A fire can start in any room and the results can be devastating.
  • The number of casualties from accidental fires in the home has now almost doubled.
  • The reduction in frontline firefighters due to the pandemic, makes it even more important to get proper fire protection.
  • It can take less than five minutes for a fire to engulf an entire property.

Basic home fire safety checklist

  • Fire detectors and Fire Alarm Systems are essential for vital early warnings.
  • Fire detectors should be installed on every level of your home to quickly detect smoke.
  • Be sure to follow heating safety tips for all your equipment
  • Fire extinguishers should be easily accessible on every level of your home
  • Be sure to have an escape plan for you, your family and your pets
  • Be Fire Aware: Be careful not to overload plug sockets
  • Ensure candles are not left unattended and put them out before going to bed
  • Be sure never to leave your cooking unattended
  • Be sure to check your electricals, Christmas trees and decorations regularly

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