Reminder To Tick, Tock, Test! This Sunday

March 19, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is reminding residents to give their smoke alarms a spring clean and check that it works as the clocks go forward, on 29 March. Last year over 200 people died in fires in the home and national statistics show people are at least four times more likely to die if there’s no working smoke alarm. As part of the national FireKills campaign, firefighters across the county are also encouraging people to […]

Don’t let fire ruin the festivities this Christmas

December 15, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is reminding residents of their top tips on how to stay safe this December. The festive season is often a busy period for the fire service, with a sharp rise of incidents within the home. From fairy lights and taffled up tinsel to candles and Christmas decorations, all can become fire hazards when proper care is not taken. National statistics show that in December, 20 people a day are either killed […]

Change Your Clock, Test Your Smoke Alarm

March 21, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lose an hour – not your life. That’s the message from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue as it encourages people to test their smoke alarm alongside changing their clocks. On 25 March, the clocks will go forward in every home across the country. Firefighters are urging people to test their smoke alarms as part of this routine. It’s in a bid to reduce the number of people who are killed in accidental house fires in England […]