Safety Advice

Home Fire Safety Checklist

You can help to keep yourself, and everyone you live with safe from fire, by taking some simple steps.  Please take a look and follow our Home Fire Safety Checklist.

You can also download a JPEG format - Page 1 / Page 2, save it to your computer, tablet, phone or even print it off in the house #StayAtHome.

Reduce the risk of fire within the home during social isolation

Firefighters are urging those working from home to use laptops and devices on hard surfaces and unplug items before bed.

People are also being encouraged to not leave cooking unattended, test their smoke alarms regularly and to avoid alcohol when preparing meals.

For more information on how to stay safe at home:

Contact Us

Please keep in touch with any vulnerable family members / neighbours and if you have any fire related concerns then complete our online general enquiry form.

You can also contact your local fire station by telephone. Please do not visit a fire station during this current time, you can find the contact numbers for local stations in each service delivery:

We would reiterate the health and travel advice issued by our partners and urge the public to follow basic hygiene precautions to help prevent the spread of infection, such as washing hands and covering your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.

Further Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

National Assistance Helpline

The Scottish Government has set up a helpline for those who cannot leave their home and who need extra support. If you are over 70 or receive the flu vaccine for medical reasons, you do not have any access to the internet, and do not have anyone to help you get essential supplies like food or medicine, then the number to call is: 0800 111 4000 (open office hours Monday to Friday).