Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to share information to help you stay aware of your surroundings and prevent potential fire related incidents when outdoors. Many people assume that fire safety starts and ends in the home but this is not the case. Whether on a trip, on holiday or even in your garden there are important steps you can take to ensure that you and your family are as safe as possible. In England, there are more than 27,000 fires that begin on grass, moorland or heathland every year. This averages out to approximately 73 fires a day. *
*Statistics provided by the UK Government
Below we have added relevant safety information to help you stay as safe as possible:
There are more than 360 fires that begin in caravans, which can leave the entire vessel destroyed within minutes.