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This area of our website provides advice and guidance to help you stay safe at home.

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Means of escape for disabled people

Fire Safety in Purpose Built Flats

Fire safety risk assessments for purpose-built flats.

Residential Care Premises

Fire Safety in Residential Care Premises

Fire safety risk assessments for residential care premises.

Premises providing sleeping accomodation

Fire Safety in Sleeping Accommodation

Fire safety risk assessments for sleeping accommodation.

Advice for carers

Advice for Carers

People who require care support are vulnerable to the dangers of fire.



Find alternative ways for bonfire waste removal if you can. Some areas are smoke-free zones.



Using fireworks irresponsibly can cause damage to property and harm people.

Sky Lantern

Sky Lanterns

Sky lanterns are known to start fires and are increasingly being banned by local legislation.

Firewise Scheme

Firewise Scheme

The Firewise programme provided by Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service for children and young people.

Chimney fire and safety

Chimney Safety

In 2018/19, there were 69 chimney fires that the Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service attended.