Avoid common causes of fire in your home

In The Home

  • Check your electrical appliances for faults or loose/exposed wires. Don’t overload electrical sockets.
  • If you smoke, make sure to stub cigarettes completely out.
  • Avoid running appliances like washing machines or dryers at night or when no-one is home. Clean lint from tumble dryers.
  • Don’t burn candles in your home and keep soft furnishings away from anything that generates heat.
  • Make sure you take care in the kitchen – don’t leave cooking unattended and keep electrical appliances and leads away from water.
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