Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Reminder to local residents about taking care while cooking

Swindon residents are being reminded to take care when cooking, after nearly two thirds of all accidental fires in the town last year started...

Further safety advice as the snow takes hold

As Storm Emma and the ‘beast from the East’ take hold across the region, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people...

Fire Service raises concerns over bioethanol fires

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is asking owners of bioethanol real flame fires to ensure that they are fully aware of the fire risks they present.
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Advice on keeping tumble dryers fire safe

“Tumble dryers contain powerful motors with fast moving parts that get very hot. If you don’t clean and maintain your machine, excess fluff or lint can build up over time and catch fire.”

Wake up to the deadly risk: Smoking is the biggest fire...

Did you know that a third of all deaths in house fires are caused by cigarettes?   Smoking is the single biggest killer in accidental fires...
fire safety week

Stay Safe in the Kitchen

With Shrove Tuesday and the February half term rapidly approaching, many children across Dorset and Wiltshire are likely to be spending more time in...

Eight common bad driving habits that are actually illegal

Thousands of road users are breaking the law every day and they probably don’t even realise it. Tooting your horn, smoking and driving on prescription...

Warning to drivers as foggy weather continues

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding drivers to take extra care while the current freezing fog conditions continue. Over the last few...

Leave a little earlier and drive carefully

Motorists are being urged to leave home a little earlier this morning and are also being warned to expect delays after a small dusting...

Reminder to keep chimneys swept

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding local people of the importance of getting their chimneys swept. Open fires are a warm, welcoming...