Fire Safety

Information and guidance to help you and your household stay fire safe.

If you had a fire tonight, would you know what to do?

In 2015/16 there were 38,817 house fire incidents recorded by fire and rescue services in Great Britain. Knowing what to do in the event of a fire and how to drastically reduce the chances of a fire from happening can mean the difference between life and death.

See the topics below for information about how to keep yourself and your household safe - just click the heading to find out more on each topic:

For lots more helpful advice and tips about fire safety in the home, you can visit the fire safety pages at GOV.UK - this is the government website for information and public services. It has information about:

  • cooking safely
  • planning a safe escape
  • electrical appliance fire safety
  • smoke alarms
  • fire safety for parents and child carers
  • support after a fire

Finally, for your free home fire safety check, visit the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service website at, or call 0800 1691125.


Last updated: 22 June 2021