Don't drown in toxic smoke
In a house fire, you might think that the smoke would wake you and give you and your family time to escape. But after just two or three breaths of toxic smoke, youíre unconscious. Your lungs fill up and you canít breathe. Just like drowning.
Fire safety in the home
Advice and tips to help prevent fire in your home Ė and how to make an escape plan, in case fire does break out.
Fire safety outside the home
Find out how to stay safe from fire outside the home, including at bonfires and when camping. You can also get details about firework safety and the law.
Fire safety advice in other languages
Fire safety information is available on Directgov in languages other than English - including Bengali, Urdu, Chinese and Polish.
Rapid Fire game
Test your reactions and take the Fire Kills challenge