You’re twice as likely to die in a fire at home if you haven’t got a smoke alarm. Smoke alarms are the single piece of equipment most likely to save you from a fire by giving you precious time to escape.
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service are committed to the reduction of accidental dwelling fires, as well as deaths and injuries that result from these fires.
Every year, around 350 18-24 year olds are injured in accidental house fires started by cigarettes, smoking materials and candles. Find out how to stay safe. Download leaflet – students in rented accommodation (pdf, 461Kb)
Advice to help you create your escape plan, including what to do and what not to do in a fire.
Fire sprinklers are by far the most efficient and effective safety devices known to man, having a better than 99% success rate in service world-wide.
Fires in business premises or other places where people work, meet or gather may cause serious harm or injury. There is also a significant economic cost, and many businesses which experience a fire never re-open.
In response to the increasing risk of fire on Warwickshire’s waterways, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service has introduced a boat fire safety check scheme
Fire safety advice to a family as a whole, helping you understand the dangers and reduce the likelihood of a fire being set in your home. As each child and family have individual needs, the programme is tailored to your specific case.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies to nearly all non-domestic premises. The main effect of the Order is to ensure a move towards greater emphasis on fire prevention in all non-domestic premises, including the voluntary sector and self-employed people with premises separate from their homes.
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Services scheme to reduce arson is by way of partnerships between the Fire Service, Warwickshire Police and the 5 District/Borough Councils.
The aim is to provide rapid medical assistance to people with life threatening conditions situated in rural areas, where a normal ambulance may take some time to reach.
The chance of fire occurring in our homes is increased by introducing such items as paper decorations, candles, Christmas trees, temporary lighting and large amounts of wrapping paper and boxes, etc.