THINK before you throw it away…

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to be careful about what they throw away during this hot, dry spell of weather. Two recycling sites suffered significant fires yesterday (23 July) and, while the causes are unlikely to be established because of the scale of the incidents, the Service knows from experience … Continue reading THINK before you throw it away…

Resolve to test your fire alarms

A resolution worth keeping - test your smoke alarms every month... Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking local people to make monthly testing of their smoke alarms one of their New Year’s resolutions. Many of us see January as an opportunity for a fresh start, and safety should be top of the … Continue reading Resolve to test your fire alarms

Fire Safety counts – stay safe this Christmas

Festive Fire Safety Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing is urging residents to put top of their Christmas lists this year, is fire safety. While fire safety is vital throughout the year, the extra distractions of Christmas make it especially important to be … Continue reading Fire Safety counts – stay safe this Christmas

Stay safe from fire this Halloween

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to not let Halloween become scary for all the wrong reasons. Every year on 31 October, children and adults are injured in accidents where candles or fireworks have set fire to costumes and hair. Plastic capes and bin liners, often used as costumes, are also … Continue reading Stay safe from fire this Halloween