New fire safety campaign by Hereford and Worcester fire service highlights the risks of overloaded sockets and Christmas trees. It includes a video created by the fire service showing what damage could be done.
Don’t let fire spoil your Christmas.
Here are the 12 days rules of Christmas.
- Never leave candles unattended
- Always have an escape plan
- Keep decorations away from heat
- Never overload electrical sockets
- Excess alcohol and cooking don’t mix
- Ensure Christmas lights match British Standards
- Never leave cooking unattended
- Always follow the firework code
- Test your smoke alarms every week
- Keep lighters and matches away from children
- Ensure smoking materials are fully extinguished
- Look out for elderly/vulnerable relatives this Christmas