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15 minutes to save a life

MOST PEOPLE WHO DIE IN ACCIDENTAL HOUSE FIRES ARE OVER 60 YEARS OLD AND LIKELY TO LIVE ALONE.

Since May 2021 nine people have died in accidental house fires across Derbyshire.

The majority of these fatal fires took place in the home of someone over the age of 60 and living alone. This could be your parent, grandparent, friend, or neighbour.

A 15-minute DIY Home Fire Safety Check will help identify if someone you care about is at risk of a fire in their home.

Taking just 15 minutes out of your busy day to help someone you care about, complete our simple online DIY Home Fire Safety Check, will help them live safe from the risk of fire in their home. It’s not a lot to ask, so do it today ‚Äď find the time:

> Take a detour on your way home from work
> Go on the way home from the gym
> Call in before you go shopping
> Go 15 minutes earlier for Sunday lunch

You can access the online DIY Home Fire Safety Check at: www.derbys-fire.gov.uk and follow the 15 Minutes to Save a Life campaign link.

Categorized: Health

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