Kitchen Fire Safety

01/08/16 - 03/08/16 All day
St Cedds Church Hall, Iceni Way, Colchester CO2 9BZ

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service will be engaging in a series of Kitchen Fire Safety initiatives across the Shrub End area on 1st – 3rd August. There will be a static display of fire appliances and  kitchen fire related information at St Cedds Church Hall, Iceni Way, Colchester CO2 9BZ from approx. 10am to 3pm on all 3 days.

At the same time other Essex Fire personnel will be knocking on doors throughout Shrub End ward offering advice on home fire safety focussing on kitchen safety and if appropriate fitting free some alarms. 

Feedback and photo from the event – published 9th August 2016

It proved to be a very successful event; initial figures for the 3 days are as follows
• 814 properties visited by Essex Fire personnel
• 35 properties fitted with new smoke alarms during the 3 days all free of charge
• A further 38 properties booked visits for us to fit free smoke alarms  ( of these 4 were Sensory alarms for people who are hard of hearing)
• Kitchen safety talk undertaken in Sheltered accommodation complex
• Advice given to local residents who visited the central display area (St Cedds church hall) and also at the local shops

 

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