It's very important you know how to reduce the possibility of a fire in your home or building. Here, you'll find our top tips on how to keep safe.

Our top tips

  • allow access to our staff and contractors who need to service or maintain fire equipment, such as smoke detectors
  • do not keep any items in communal areas, we want you to be able to leave your building easily and for the emergency services to do their work without tripping over
  • If you smoke, regardless of where make sure cigarettes are put right out and disposed of properly
  • do not block any vents in your home
  • tell us if you think your front door is damaged or isn’t closing properly
  • if you live in a flat, make sure your front door has a self-closing device and that the door closes correctly
  • do not leave any open flames such as candles unattended
  • do not cover heaters and keep them well away from other items
  • keep all electrical appliances clean and in good working order
  • do not tamper with the electrical or gas supply to your home
  • make sure your family knows what to do in the event of a fire

To learn more, please read our resident fire safety information booklet (PDF).

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