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Fire prevention advice

Fire safety at home

It is important to keep you and your family safe by reducing the risk of a fire in your home. 

You are more likely to be at risk from a fire in the home if you are elderly or have a disability. This is because you may find it more difficult to react quickly, and probably spend more time indoors. You can request a free home fire safety visit to make sure your home is safe.

It is important to keep you and your family safe by reducing the risk of a fire in your home. You can ask for a free home fire safety visit from your local fire service. They will tell you how to make your home safe and sometimes they may fit a free smoke alarm.

To ask for a home fire safety visit, either phone your local fire safety centre, or visit the London Fire Brigade website. This website also offers more information and advice about fire safety in the home.

Visit the London Fire Safety website

Useful contacts

Barking and Dagenham Fire Safety Centre
Phone: 020 8555 1200
Web: www.london-fire.gov.uk

Remember - in the event of a fire emergency, call 999.