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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. 

Watch our short video for valuable home safety guidance in the link below.

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


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

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s Business Fire Safety Team are working in partnership the local Authorities to ensure that businesses in the Service area are Covid secure. Whilst carrying out Fire Safety Audits the team will be ensuring compliance with Covid-19 secure measures to help protect employees, the Community and our own staff whilst carrying out these inspections.

Control staff

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

Prevention Activity We encourage all households to have a safe and wellbeing discussion/visit with our service; your safety is our priority.

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National Lockdown

The PM announced that as of midnight Wednesday, 6 January the nation is placed into lockdown. For full government guidance on what you can and cannot do while these restrictions are in place, follow the link below to the GOV.UK website.  


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