It is important everyone understands the fire safety procedures, especially in blocks of flats where it is very important to always keep corridors and walkways free of obstructions.
It is also important to make sure that electrical equipment is used properly. As well as the General Fire Safety Advice Guide, please also read our guidance booklets for using electric heaters.
Solid Fuel Appliances and Fires
Solid fuel appliances should be professionally installed and used safely by following some simple guidelines. You must:
- Ensure they have proper ventilation.
- Have regular safety inspections, cleaning and sweeping the chimney.
- Use the correct fuel as recommended by the manufacturer and labelled “Ready to Burn”
More info can be found in the Solid Fuel Appliances Safety Guide