Fire and Emergency Information and Advice

Local authorities provide information and advice to the public, community and voluntary groups, business owners and schools about fire safety and prevention, fire regulation, building standards, and fire and emergency response.

Safety section concerns itself with promoting and ensuring a minimum standard of Fire Safety in the community. It achieves this through a number of measures, including active community involvement, information campaigns, and Fire Safety Inspections.

A significant amount of time is devoted to answering fire safety queries that arrive daily in fire service HQ by phone, email and in person at the public office. This is an Important public expectation that is not only in line with policy objectives, but also an effective opportunity for responding to individuals who may be at higher risk and reaching out for assistance