How to keep your home fire safe
Everyone has a role to play in making sure that they, and their neighbours, are safe when it comes to managing fire safety. Here are some of the things you can do:
Test your smoke alarms
People are four times more likely to die in a fire at home if there's no working smoke alarm, which is why you should test alarms every month to make sure they're in good working condition. If alarms start beeping, you need to change the battery immediately - see the video below showing you how to do this.
If you have any concerns about building safety that you'd like to discuss, including reporting any damage to fire doors, please contact us on 0300 123 9966.
Free home fire safety visits
Did you know that Fire Brigades offer home visits to talk to you about fire safety and how to prevent a fire in your home? London Fire Brigade made over 80,000 visits last year alone. It's a totally free service, available at any time of day or night to suit you – that’s especially good news if you work shifts and aren’t free during the day. They’ll even fit free 10-year battery operated smoke alarms, in addition to the smoke alarms that we install. Visit the London Fire Brigade website for more information and to book your visit.
Other helpful sources of information on keeping fire safe