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Safer Home Visits

General Details

Check if you're eligible for a safer home visit
How to meet the criteria to book a safer home visit carried out by a Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service prevention practitioner or local operational firefighters. Answer up to 5 quick 'yes / no' questions on our website.

What happens during a safer home visit?
During a safer home visit to your property or the property of the person you're making a referral on behalf of, a prevention practitioner will:

  • provide and install free 10-year smoke alarms where necessary
  • give life-saving advice in the event of a fire in your home and explain how to make a fire escape plan for you and your family
  • offer advice on how to spot fire hazards in the home, for example, the safe use of smoking materials, candles, heaters, electric blankets and understanding dangers from harmful substances.
  • show identification when they visit

Who to contact

Name
Safer Home Visits
Telephone
01473 260588
Email
fire.businesssupport@suffolk.gov.uk
Website
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, Safer Home Visits
Address
Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 2BX

Where to go

Area served
Suffolk

Other details

Age Groups
Adults
Last Updated
05/03/2020

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