It is important to ensure that you take care when using your caravan and camping in tents. Reducing the risk of fire is imperative to keep yourself and others safe when enjoying the outdoors. Follow our tips and guidance to stay aware of potential dangers.
When using or setting up your caravans and tents ensure these are at least six metres apart and away from parked cars to reduce the risk of fire spreading. A fire can destroy a tent in less than 60 seconds and on average, 360 fires per year occur in caravans. It is important to have working smoke alarms in your caravan to alert you and others if a fire occurs. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have kindly shared a video below regarding smoke alarms in caravans:
Visit our home safety checks and alarms page for advice on how to check your home. We have a checklist available to download and you will also find how to apply for a visit should you need more help.
GOV.UK have a useful information ‘Fire safety outdoors’ leaflet you can download and display.
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