Every hour of every day there is a house fire in Scotland. However you can prevent this from happening to you by taking some actions and knowing what to look for and what to avoid.
You can also ask your local firefighters to do a Free Home Check, you can book a visit online by visiting www.centralscotlandfire.gov.uk or phone 0800 012 1465.
Further information about Fire Safety in the home can be found by visiting:
or download the leaflet Fire Safety in the Home