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Home safety

home_fire_safetyEvery year the fire and rescue service in the UK is called out to over 30,000 fires in the home, and every year around 200 people die and over 7,000 are injured in fires. 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!

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    Trapped female released from car after RTC on A171 near Whitby
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