Help us keep your home safe
Did you know…
- You’re four times more likely to die in a fire if you don’t have a working smoke alarm.
- Around half of fires in the home are caused by cooking accidents.
- At least two fires a day in the home are started by a candle.
- Faulty electrics (appliances, wiring and overloaded sockets) cause around 6,000 fires in the home across the UK every year.
Remember these important rules
Please don’t use a BBQ on your balcony, or store gas cylinders, because of the fire risk.
Use an ash tray or bucket with water to dispose of cigarettes safely. NEVER flick cigarettes over the side of your balcony as this could cause a fire on a balcony. below. you.
Keep your balcony clear of materials and clutter which would increase risk of fire spreading more quickly.
Only use seats and tables made from non-flammable materials on balconies.
If you would like to find out more about how you can stay safe in your home and prevent the breakout of a fire, then visit the South Wales Fire Service website (link provided below) for more fire safety tips.