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Preventing Car & Vehicle Fires

Keep it secure

You won’t be surprised to hear that the majority of vehicle fires are intentionally set to cover up crimes, such as car theft.

For this reason, the best thing you can do is to keep your car secure.

Remember your driving theory test? Don’t forget what you learned:

1. Park your car on your drive, in a garage or in a well-lit area
2. Keep anything valuable locked in your boot, out of sight
3. Close all windows and the sun roof when you leave your car
4. Never forget to lock your car door, even at petrol stations
5. Invest in extra security devices, such as a steering lock

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Christmas Fire Safety in London!

Category : Fire Safety Blog

Christmas in London is a magical time! The decorated streets of Oxford Street, Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park and the huge tree in Trafalgar Square amongst many other attractions never fail to impress! However, in these festive times, it is important to remember to be aware, safe and not get complacent in regards to fire safety in your own home! Over the last few years fire-fighters in London have attended over 300 fires on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day lets make sure you are not one of them! We have compiled some of the safety tips that the London City Fire Brigade have announced that you should ensure you follow.

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How to prevent false fire alarms

The facts from London City Fire Brigade

False alarms are a big problem in London

– False alarms are responsible for 40,000 call outs every year
– It is estimated that false alarms cost the Brigade around £37 million each year
– False alarms account for 35% of all call outs

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Remember Remember the 5th of November

Category : Fire Safety Blog

Bonfire night is fast approaching so now is a good time to ensure you take the appropriate steps to have a safe and successful Guy Fawkes celebration.

Firework Safety Advice

Having fireworks at home can be great fun, as long as they are used safely. Figures show more children rather than adults get hurt by fireworks.

Over the past few years over 350 pre-school children, some only a year old, were treated in hospital for fireworks injuries.

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