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Christmas Fire Safety

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Fire Safety Advice at Christmas

Eagle Radio has teamed up with Surrey Fire and Rescue Service to offer you advice on fire safety at this time of year.

Click here to download a Fire Safety at Christmas leaflet

Book a home fire safety visit from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service - click here


On the 1st Day of Christmas

Check your Christmas Tree lights conform to the British Standard. Always use a residual current device on outdoor electrical equipment

On the 7th Day of Christmas

Most fires start in the kitchen - never leave a cooker unattended

On the 2nd Day of Christmas

Never place candles near your Christmas tree or furnishings

On the 8th Day of Christmas

If you are planning to celebrate with fireworks, store them in a metal box, read the instructions, never go back to a lot firework and keep a bucket of water nearby.

On the 3rd Day of Christmas

Make sure your family and visitors staying for the festive period know what to do in an emergency. Make a fire escape plan

On the 9th Day of Christmas

Make sure cigarettes are completely extinguished before going to bed

On the 4th Day of Christmas

Decorations can burn easily - don't attach them to lights or heaters

On the 10th Day of Christmas

Check the battery in your smoke alarm every week and use Christmas as a reminder to clean it and remove dust

On the 5th Day of Christmas

Never overload electrical sockets. Take special care with Christmas lights. Always switch Christmas lights off and unplug them before you go to bed.

On the 11th Day of Christmas

Keep candles, lighters and matches out of the reach of children. Never leave buring candles unattended

On the 6th Day of Christmas

Celebrate Christmas and New Year safely. The risk of accidents, especially in the kitchen is greater after alcohol is consumed.

On the 12th Day of Christmas

Take the time to check elderly relatives and neighbours this Christmas - make sure they are fire safe

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