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Top tips on fire safety for householders and businesses

Members of the Fire Brigades’ Union are currently intending to take industrial action. All England’s fire and rescue authorities have robust contingency plans in place and will continue to offer the public an emergency service. However, all householders and businesses should take extra care to avoid accidental fires.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued the below guidance for householders and businesses:

Our top tip is that in the event of a fire: Get Out, Stay Out and Call 999 – you will get an emergency response.


Top tips for householders


Top tips for businesses

Your local fire and rescue service will also have fire safety advice on their website. Why not link to this or to some of the resources on this page and draw the attention of your staff to this through your intranet or other communications channels?


Further information

Fire Kills

Health and Safety Executive

Fire safety in the workplace


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