Home Safety Checks

What does it do?

Firefighters can visit your home, where you may be at the greatest risk from fire, and offer simple advice on Fire Safety, tailored specifically to your needs. We can also, where necessary fit free smoke detectors, and in certain cases, provide a deep fat fryer to replace a conventional chip pan.

Who it is for?

We are currently targeting our resources those households most at risk, but will attend to you as soon as possible if you request this service.

Where it is available?

Local service (Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside).

What it costs:

The service is free.

How to access or apply for it:

To request a Home Safety Check in your household, complete the online Home Safety Check Request Form, alternatively you can contact - 0800 0327777.

Additional information:

The total time to complete a Home Safety Check varies upon the risks and the occupant of the home, however they normally last around 30 to 45 minutes.
All visiting firefighters will always carry proof of identification.


Info last updated:

Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY