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    Q609: Have you got any advice for fire prevention?

    Below is very basic fire safety advice, more detailed advice can be found on the websites in 'Related information' at the right of this page:

    • Fit your house with smoke alarms
    • Never leave candles burning unattended
    • Keep matches and lighters out of the reach of children
    • Do not overload plug sockets
    • Make sure all cigarettes are properly extinguished
    • Unplug all electrical equipment at night
    • Get your fire and boiler regularly checked
    • Check all electrical equipment for signs of fraying wires

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