COVID-19

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is taking all necessary measures to minimise disruption to our emergency response during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We have robust contingency plans in place should we encounter a high number of absences among firefighters and staff to ensure we continue to respond to every emergency to protect Scotland's communities.

To ensure the safety of the public and of our staff during the Coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the decision to temporarily suspend most Home Fire Safety Visits except for those where the occupiers are identified as being at very high risk.

Very High risk individuals are those who are -

  • over 50 years old
  • smoke
  • live alone or
  • have mobility issues
  • or use medical oxygen

For more information on this, visit our Make the Call campaign page.

We also have advice for businesses during this time.

 

safety advice

Advice for keeping safe whilst staying at home Read more

Emergency Response

Our COVID-19 emergency response to protect Scotland’s communities Read more

Reduction in Refuse Collections

Rubbish & Refuse Fires

Setting fire to rubbish or refuse could cause a tragedy. Help protect your community from reckless and irresponsible behaviour. Read more