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4th December, 2020 - 14:13: Two crews and a water carrier from Poole attended a commercial buildin...Read more

4th December, 2020 - 12:23: A crew from Marlborough attended a chimney fire at a property in Londo...Read more

3rd December, 2020 - 4.55am: Following a request from the Ambulance, 3 pumps from Poole and the hea...Read more

3rd December, 2020 - 7.54am: Two pumps from Shaftesbury were mobilised to a report of an electricit...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 6.48pm: Tarrant Hinton - One crew from Blandford attended the scene of a road ...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 10:16: At 10:16 we received a call from the occupier of the property stating ...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 09:43: At 09:04 a call was made by a neighbour reporting a shed on fire in Ha...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 10:00pm: Shrewton - Four pumping appliances and a water carrier from Amesbury, ...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 8:21pm: Child Okeford - a crew from Sturminster Newton attended a chimney fire...Read more

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Advice for carers

If you care for a loved one, or work in the care sector, there is much you can do to help keep the person you care for safe.

Click here to download our Person Centred Fire Risk Assessment Guide

Anyone who needs care support is particularly vulnerable to the dangers of fire, for a variety of reasons:

To give the best possible care, you need to:

We offer free Safe & Well visits, where we come to the home at a convenient time to see what we can do together to make you or the person you care for safer. We will fit free smoke alarms where required.

The appointment normally lasts about an hour and covers topics such as using electricity safely, cooking safely, making an escape plan, what to do if there is a fire and night-time routines. We can also identify and discuss any further support you may need if necessary.

To request a free Safe and Well Visit, please call 0800 038 2323 or click here.

If you are a support worker providing care, there are some extra steps to take:

It’s also a good idea to get some training on how to recognise fire risks. This will help you to spot signs that may indicate the person you care for is at risk of injury from fire and what steps you can take to reduce those risks. There’s a good free online course available at www.tsa-voice.org.uk/fire-safety-in-the-home

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