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Home safety


There were 39,600* dwelling fires in Great Britain in 2013-14, and over 250 people were killed by fires in their home.

The majority of dwelling fires are accidental.

If a fire occurs in your home, your chances of survival will depend on how quickly and safely you are able to get out. Here you will find advice on how to prevent a fire, and how to protect yourself should one occur.

Around the home

There are many dangers around the home, which can be dealt with through sensible precautions:

Take care all the time – GET A SMOKE ALARM!


*Stats from DCLG Fire Statistics: Great Britain April 2013-March 2014

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