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Safety at Home

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s aim is to reduce deaths and injuries from fires, water, road traffic collisions and other emergencies.

We work with all of the communities we serve by raising awareness of fire, road safety and preventative measures.

Our aim is to help everyone to minimise the risk of fire and ensure that you know what to do if a fire should start.

  • Book a Safe and Well Visit A Safe and Well Visit is a free service that we provide to eligible residents....
  • Smoke Alarms Make sure you're up to date with the latest smoke alarm safety advice.
  • Cooking How to protect you, your family and your home from a kitchen-related fire.
  • Electrical Electric cooking appliances cause the most accidental dwelling fires.
  • Smoking You can take the following simple steps to prevent a fire in your home.
  • Oxygen Users Read through the safety advice if you or someone you know is an oxygen user.
  • Emollient Creams Paraffin-based emollient in contact with dressing or clothing can catch fire.
  • Making an Escape Plan Making an escape plan in advance and practising it regularly can save lives.
  • Sensory needs Listen to the following safety advice for sensory needs.
  • Chimney Fire Safety Read through the chimney fire safety advice on our website.
  • High-rise Guidance Information for people living in high-rise accommodation.