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The following video outlines ten top tips on how to avoid a fire in the home:

Fire Safety - Top 10 tips to keep you safe at home (video)

            Online Module: Fire Safety Awareness

Here are some further tips on Fire Safety:

General

  • Always have a working smoke alarm
  • Switch off and unplug appliances like TVs, washing machines and tumble driers that aren’t designed to be left switched on
  • Don’t overload sockets
  • Don’t run cables under carpets
  • Be really careful if you’re smoking when you’re tired, or drinking alcohol

 

Kitchen

  • Never walk away from the grill pan when it’s under the heat
  • Always clean grill pans when you’ve been cooking fatty food
  • Turn all pan handles to the side so they’re not spilled by accident
  • Never dry tea towels or cloths on or above  the cooker
  • Never trail electrical flexes near cookers
  • Never put any metal objects inside microwave ovens

 

Bedtime

  • Close inside doors at night to stop a fire from spreading
  • Turn heaters off and put up fireguards
  • Don’t leave the washing machine on
  • Check your cooker is turned off
  • Put candles and cigarettes out properly
  • Make sure exits are kept clear
  • Keep door and window keys where everyone can find them

 

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