Visits to your home are free and are carried out by a fire safety specialist who will also talk to you about your individual needs and safety concerns.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service offers the follow services:
• Smoke alarms
• Sensory smoke alarms for the hearing impaired
• Advice on home fire safety
• Health & Wellbeing check & referral if required
• Electrical hazards, kitchen safety & safety in the home
• Advice around cost of living
• Crime prevention advice
• Advice around carbon monoxide & gas safety
• Fire retardant bedding
• Assessment for a Portable Misting Unit for most ‘at risk’ & vulnerable residents
• Training for carers
As part of the service smoke alarms can be fitted for anybody who needs them.
Claire Monk, Live Safe Manager said: “We're determined to reach anyone without working smoke alarms and can fit smoke alarms free of charge.”
You can book your visit here.
Can you help us? We're on a mission to make sure all Essex residents have working smoke alarms and we need your help to spread the word— Essex Fire Service (@ECFRS) January 11, 2024
Claire Monk, Live Safe Manager said: ⁰“We're determined to reach anyone without working smoke alarms and can fit smoke alarms free of charge.” pic.twitter.com/CZUEWS3Ed0
If you don't have working fire alarms, or if you require further information on keeping you and your family safe, you can book a Home Safety Visit from Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.
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