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25th January, 2020 - 18:18: At 18:18, crews from Dorchester attended a vehicle fire in Butt Close ...Read more

24th January, 2020 - 3:08pm: Bournemouth - Two crews from Redhill Park and Westbourne attended a fi...Read more

24th January, 2020 - 11:29am: Chippenham - Two crews from Chippenham and a further crew from Corsham...Read more

24th January, 2020 - 08:33am: Bournemouth - Two crews from Redhill Park and Ferndown attended a fire...Read more

23rd January, 2020 - 21:00: Two crews from Swanage and 1 from Wareham have extinguished a fire in ...Read more

23rd January, 2020 - 14:05: At  14:05 Fire control took an emergency call from a care line to repo...Read more

23rd January, 2020 - 12:48: At 12:48 fire control took an emergency call from the police to report...Read more

23rd January, 2020 - 12:15: At 12:15 Fire crews from Corsham and Chippenham were mobilised to repo...Read more

23rd January, 2020 - 11:26: fire control took a 999 call to reports of a smell of smoke within the...Read more

23rd January, 2020 - 11:11: At 11:11 one fire engine from Hamworthy fire station was sent to alarm...Read more

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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