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Fire Checks of Christmas

Fire Checks of Christmas

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Don’t be ditsy - never cook tipsy and never leave cooking unattended

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Don’t let Christmas become too hot to handle by leaving candles near Christmas trees or things that can catch fire 

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Keep candles, lighters and matches out of children’s reach. Never leave lit candles unattended. 

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Never overload electrical sockets. Always switch Christmas lights off and unplug them before you go to bed. 

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly but avoid lights or heaters - remember decorations can burn easily.

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Share the Christmas spirit, take time to check on older relatives and neighbours, as they are potentially at greater risk from fire. 

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Full house this Christmas? Make sure your family and visitors know how to escape in an emergency and get out quickly in case of a fire.
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Make sure you only light up your home and not a fire by checking that your Christmas tree lights has this British Safety Standard sign.

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Don’t forget to pay your smoke alarm some attention this Christmas and test them before the festive fun

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If you snooze you lose – falling asleep whilst cooking is one of the biggest causes of kitchen fires

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