Current fire safety advice


This page was last updated 5 February 2021

If a fire breaks out in your home: 

  • Leave the room where the fire is straight away, then close the door
    Tell everyone in your home and get them to leave. Close the front door of your flat behind you
  • Do not stay behind to put the fire out
  • Leave the building and make your way to the evacuation point
  • Call the fire service

If you see or hear of a fire in another part of the building: 

  • Leave the building and make your way to the evacuation point 

To call the fire service: 

  • Dial 999  
  • When the operator answers, give your telephone number and ask for FIRE 
  • When the fire service reply give the address where the fire is
  • Do not end the call until the fire service has repeated the address correctly