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Fire Safety

Due to the current situation around Covid-19, our Safe and Wellbeing Visits have had to temporarily change format. For information see the section entitled, "Free Safe and Wellbeing Visits" under the Community Safety link.

BUSINESS OWNERS please read the "Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Fire Safety Advice during COVID 19 Outbreak" listed under Your Safety > Business Safety >

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Home Safety Check List

As many of you are spending most of your days at home it is really important to know how to keep you and your family safe from the risk of fire. Watch our short video it give some valuable advice on what you should do to keep your home and families safe.

🗣 Please help us spread our important messages or follow us on: Facebook and Twitter

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Your Area

We have 15 fire station operational areas across County Durham and Darlington.

Emergency Response

The Emergency Response section has been updated, view the page here.

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Fire Safety at Work

BUSINESS OWNERS please read the "Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Fire Safety Advice during COVID 19 Outbreak" 

The National Fire Chiefs Council has issued an updated COVID 19 Statement 9.4.2020 read more here.

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Work for Us

This section contains information about working for us as a firefighter, control staff or support staff.

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Fire Safety at Home

We are advising/directing the public to follow the advice we have which covers all elements of Home Fire Safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to the current situation around Covid-19, our Safe and Wellbeing Visits have had to temporarily change format. For information see the section entitled, "Free Safe and Wellbeing Visits" under the Community Safety link.

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Events

For the safety of everyone during this period, most community events have been postponed.

Twitter

  • Here’s High Handenhold blues doing a workout in the drill yard 💪what exercise will you be doing today? 😁 🤔Did you k… https://t.co/AEeUnKcFUO
    May 22nd 2020
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    May 22nd 2020