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11th November, 2018 - 3:39pm: A crew from Chippenham are currently in attendance at a road traffic c...Read more

11th November, 2018 - 3:09pm: Crews from Westlea attended a fire in a conservatory at a property in ...Read more

11th November, 2018 - 2:44pm: A crew from Springbourne attended a fire involving a van in Tower Road...Read more

11th November, 2018 - 1:35pm: Crews from Devizes attended a cooker fire at a property in Forty Acres...Read more

11th November, 2018 - 10:19am: An appliance from Trowbridge attended a fire involving two vehicles, f...Read more

9th November, 2018 - 11.20pm: 2 crews from Sturminster Newton Fire Station were mobilised to the flo...Read more

9th November, 2018 - 8.44pm: At 8.44pm this evening 3 crews from Yeovil fire station together with ...Read more

7th November, 2018 - 10.30pm: Swindon- Two crews from Swindon attended a fire in the open in the yar...Read more

7th November, 2018 - 5.58pm: Salisbury- Crews from Salisbury and Wilton attended a road traffic col...Read more

7th November, 2018 - 5.55pm: Shaftesbury- A crew from Shaftesbury attended a chimney fire on Long c...Read more

High rise flats

Blocks housing high rise flats are designed with safety in mind. Outside the building, roads and other areas are designed so that emergency vehicles can get as near as possible. The walls, doors and floors are specially designed to resist fire and stop the spread of smoke.

Here are some top tips for making your home safer:

If the smoke alarm sounds:

If a fire breaks out elsewhere in the building:

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

National checks on high rise safety

Following the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017, a national programme of safety checks was started on all high rise residential blocks. Details of how these checks are being carried out and the testing that is taking place can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/explanatory-note-on-safety-checks-and-testing

Click Relevant fire safety advice can be found on our High Rise Living leaflet – leaflet courtesy of Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.

 

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