Archive for "home fire safety"
Tuesday 05 February 2019
Two Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews from Redditch were called to reports of a terraced house fire at around 12:15 on 3 February 2019.
Friday 01 February 2019
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called to a carbon monoxide (CO) leak in Kidderminster last night. Fortunately a working CO detector had saved the lives of the family of seven.
Wednesday 16 January 2019
Most people are not aware that the average smoke alarm has a lifespan of ten years and then needs replacing.
Monday 26 November 2018
In the last three years 15% of house fires in Herefordshire and Worcestershire were caused by heating appliances, resulting in two deaths and 18 injuries. Here HWFRS offers advice to avoid winter warming becoming a seasonal tragedy.
Monday 19 November 2018
Nationally 11 accidental electrical fires a day affect people aged 65 and over, and Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is asking people to check on older neighbours and friends, during Electrical Fire Safety Week.