Out and About

Fire safety doesn’t stop when you leave the house.

Outdoor fires destroy large areas of countryside and affect hundreds of farms every year. Careful preparation of activities outside and away from the home will go a long way to prevent fires.

  • Water Safety One of the main risks is cold-water shock, which can have a dramatic effect on your body, such as causing your muscles to weaken.
  • Road Safety The best way to deal with traffic collisions is to stop them from happening in the first place. Lets make our roads safer.
  • Bonfires and Barbecues Outdoor activities are often a great way to spend your leisure time but they have dangers too. Read our advice to help stay safe.
  • Camping Camping is a lot of fun but also a big responsibility. Be safe when you're camping to help prevent wildfires.
  • Countryside Grass fires can get out of hand very quickly, cause extensive damage and put lives at risk. Follow our advice to keep safe.
  • Thatched Roofs Preventing a thatch fire is important because they are notoriously difficult to extinguish. Check our fire safety advice.
  • Wildfires Wildfires can be very dangerous, spreading quickly, threatening people, livestock and property. Here's how to minimise the risk.
  • Boat Safety Advice for boat owners about how to protect the boat and crew from fire, and what to do should a fire break out.