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Home safety visits

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) will engage with the most vulnerable individuals and groups in our communities to offer a home safety visit. This includes installing up to two smoke detectors per property, offering fire safety advice specific to the house and the occupants lifestyle, and carrying out an informal risk assessment of the home to point out any fire hazards and offering solutions to reduce the identified risks.

HFRS has identified the vulnerable members of our communities and they will be offered a home safety visit by local fire crews. We understand that not everyone who would benefit from a home safety visit will be identified in this way and that partnership working is vital in assisting us achieve our objective of offering the home safety visit scheme to the people who need it the most.

If you have been identified by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, or by one of our close partners, we will be in contact with you to offer a home safety visit. However, the Service is keen to hear from you if you think you are entitled to a free home safety visit or perhaps know an older person, a family member or neighbour, who would benefit from this free service. To find out more, you can either pop into your local fire station or you can call 023 8062 6809, alternatively email the Service's community safety team at community.firesafety@hantsfire.gov.uk.

Keeping safe

Don't forget, we have lots of information on our site about keeping you and your home safe from fire: