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21st June, 2018 - 10.31pm: One pump from Redhill Park was mobilised to a report of a fire in the ...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 7.43pm: One pump from Ferndown and one pump from Redhill were mobilised to sev...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 7.14pm: One pump from Westbourne was mobilised to a report of a rubbish fire o...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 6.51pm: One pump from Corsham was mobilised to a report of a fire now out at a...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 08:01: Two crews from Dorchester and one from Weymouth attended a kitchen fir...Read more

20th June, 2018 - 11:31am: A crew from Trowbridge Fire Station were mobilised to reports of a veh...Read more

20th June, 2018 - 11:11am: Crews from Swindon and Stratton Fire Station response to reports of a ...Read more

20th June, 2018 - 10:36am: Crews from Christchurch Fire Station attend an unattended bonfire on L...Read more

20th June, 2018 - 9:14am: Crews from Blandford and Shaftesbury Fire Station attended a road traf...Read more

- At 15:35 we received a call stating that an agricultural trailer was o...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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