Free home fire safety checks
Published on 30 March 2021
Fire and Rescue NSW are now offering residents free home fire safety checks.
The check will review that you have working smoke alarms and that they are installed in suitable areas. If not, firefighters will install a long-life battery-powered smoke alarm as well as replace existing smoke alarm batteries all at no cost.
The check will also give you personalised fire safety information and fire plan advice including, but not limited to:
Everyone can benefit from a home fire safety check, however, there are people within our communities that are statistically at higher risk of incidents occurring, including:
- over 65s
- those who live alone
- people with limited mobility, hearing impairments or vision impairments
- residents who are supported by carers, family and friends
- anyone with English as a second language.