Home fire safety

clothes burning inside houseFires can easily start in your home leading to tragedy for you and your family.

ACT Fire & Rescue advises that all residential property should be fitted with working smoke alarms. Smoke alarms must be checked on a regular basis.

You should change your smoke alarm battery at least once a year, usually at the end of daylight saving.

The ACT Fire & Rescue encourages you to take precautions within your home to reduce the risk of a fire starting.

This includes making your own home fire escape plan.

Common causes of house fires include:

This page was last modified on November 8th, 2011

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