Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of families in our community, as the summer holidays approach, the Service is encouraging parents and carers to take 15 minutes to check fire safety in their home.

The free Online Home Fire Safety Check is a user-friendly, interactive tool accessible online. It offers a step-by-step guide to look at individual home’s fire safety precautions. By answering a series of questions about various rooms in your home and habits, you will receive personalised recommendations and actionable tips to create a safer environment for your family.

Nikki Rice, Prevention Manager at Avon Fire and Rescue Service, said: “As the summer holidays approach, we know families will be spending more time at home. We understand that parents and carers often have concerns about the safety of their homes, especially when it comes to fire hazards around their children.

“The Online Home Fire Safety Check provides parents and carers with a convenient way to look at their home and habits and make informed decisions to protect their loved ones. I encourage you to take 15 minutes to complete the check, by following the advice given, you could save a life.”

Key features of the Online Home Fire Safety Check include:

  1. Personalised advice: After completing the check, you will receive personalised information about your home based on your responses about your home and your habits.
  2. Actionable tips and resources: The check provides practical suggestions and resources to enhance fire safety measures. You will have access to personalised information that covers topics such as smoke alarms, escape plans and electrical safety.

Ensuring the safety of our children and homes is a top priority, and Avon Fire and Rescue Service is dedicated to equipping parents and carers with the knowledge and resources they need to create a secure environment. The Online Home Fire Safety Check is part of the Services’ ongoing commitment to fire safety education and prevention.

Complete the Online Home Fire Safety Check.