Community Safety

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Safety in the Home and Community

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service is working in partnership with other agencies to provide a seamless and integrated service to promote and support safe, healthy, caring, diverse and socially balanced communities.

Nationally, the modern Fire and Rescue Service places an ever-increasing emphasis on the prevention of fire and incidents.

The target for the Fire and Rescue Service is to reduce the number of accidental fire-related deaths in the home

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service are committed to making our communities safer in there homes therefore if you wish to receive education in preventing fires in the home via a free Home Fire Safety Check and where applicable free smoke alarms please contact the Community Safety Department on 0191 3324222 or e-mail

Stop fire before it starts – do all you can now to make your home or where you work – safe from fire or hazards.

Find out more about the national community fire safety campaigns and for links to the official National Community Fire Safety Centre (NCFSC).