Fire Safety

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

For Safe and Wellbeing Visits  see the section entitled, "Free Safe and Wellbeing Visits" under the Community Safety link.

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Home Safety Check List

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.

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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

As of Saturday 1st August 2020, Safe and Wellbeing Visits will stop being offered only via telephone and return to their normal format of in-person home visits. If you would like us to come to your home, where we can offer fire safety advice, possible referrals to health partners and free smoke alarm installation, please call on 0345 223 4221, to arrange a suitable date and time.

firestoppers 0800 169 5558


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