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 properties 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: