As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to test their smoke alarms regularly and make testing them part of their regular household routine. Why not circle the first of every month on your calendar and tick it off when you have tested your alarms?
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Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is urging people to test their smoke alarms, after research showed that only a quarter of all households who own one test them regularly.
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Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is asking people to make monthly testing of their smoke alarms one of their New Year’s resolutions. Why not circle the first of every month on your new calendar and tick it off when you have tested your alarms?
Many people see January as an opportunity for a fresh start, and safety should be top of the list. So DWFRS is encouraging everyone to make sure they have enough smoke alarms in their home and that they work. It only takes a few seconds and can save lives.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reiterating the importance of working smoke alarms, after an inquest was told how two people died following a fire in Swindon last year.
At the inquest held in Salisbury yesterday (15 May), Wiltshire & Swindon Assistant Coroner Nicholas Rheinberg found that Sharon Soares-Alvares and Blaise Alvares died accidentally as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, after a fire broke out in their home in Manchester Road, Swindon on 6 November 2016.