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Safety in your home

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service is heavily involved in the prevention of accidents, particularly fires, in the home.   In this section there is advice on how you can take measures to minimise the risk in your home by following the links in the menu on the left.

Free smoke alarm reminder service Safelincs developed as a partner of the Fire Kills campaign are now available. This free service available to all householders to remind them, by text or email, to regularly test their smoke alarms and when it's time to renew batteries.  For more information see Safelincs

Home Safety Film for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Courtesy of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

Home Safety Visit Survey

Every home in Cumbria is eligible to apply for a free Home Safety Visit to help them deal with any potential fire hazards in their homes. 

We can help you design a fire plan so that you and your family will know how to react if you have a fire.  We will also fit, where applicable, a battery powered smoke detector free of charge.

If you would like to complete one of our new Home Safety Visit Survey's please follow the link Home Safety Visit Survey


Fire Safety Advice for the use of Portable Heaters in the home


For fire safety advice regarding portable heaters in your home follow the link to a document with all the information you will need.  Portable Heater Advice 

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