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Smoke Alarm

Fire alarms

Most homes are fitted with a heat detector in the kitchen and a smoke detector in the hallway. These alarms are essential to giving early warning in the event of a fire.

Fire alarms save lives, but they need to be looked after and checked regularly to make sure they're working properly.

You can do your bit to safeguard yourself and your family against the risks of fire and smoke by taking a few simple precautions.

Test your fire alarms

Make sure that your fire alarms are working. If you believe your fire alarm is faulty, please let us know straight away and we'll arrange for a replacement to be fitted. 

It's important that you test your fire alarms weekly. It could save your life. You can do this by pressing the button in the centre. If it beeps, it's working. If it doesn't, it will need replacing.


In the event of a fire in your home

  1. Get out

  2. Stay out

  3. Call 999 or 112