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At Home

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

Chimney fire and safety

Chimney Safety

In 2022/23, the Service attended 48 chimney fires.

electric bikes plugged in

Electric bikes and electric scooters

Electric bikes and electric scooters have become increasingly popular – follow our tips to ensure …

Electrical Safety

The majority of all accidental house fires are caused by an electrical fault.

Smoke alarm detection

Smoke Alarms

Smoke alarms providing an early warning of fire cannot be underestimated.

Kitchen Safety

Kitchen Safety

43 per cent of all accidental house fires in 2021/22 were caused by cooking appliances.



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


Petrol is a highly flammable liquid, and its vapour can catch fire.

Barbecue showing meat and kebabs cooking


When the sun starts shining you may be tempted to do some outdoor cooking.

Fire Sense seminar

Do you work with vulnerable people in their homes?

Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service’s Prevention Team has put together two free online training sessions. …