National Fire Safety Week 2021


This year the main theme is:

“Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives – Test Yours Weekly”

“Sábhálann aláraim deataigh atá ag obair i gceart soalta – déan tástáil orthu go rialta”.

  • Did you know, between 2014 and 2020, 202 people died from fire in Ireland?
  • Laois County Council Fire and Rescue Service is working together with TFI Local Link Laois Offaly, Laois Public Participation Network and Age Friendly Laois, to provide communities with all the information needed to help reduce the number of fire related fatalities and injuries,  but we need your help!,
  • We are encouraging everyone to visit www.laois.ie and download free fire safety in the home booklets and leaflets (see direct link information below via www.laois.ie/services/fire-resuce):
    • Free downloadable fire safety in the home booklets with fire safety checklist HERE
    • Free downloadable fire safety in the home leaflets (available in English, Irish, Chinese (Mandarin) , Latvian, Lithuanian and Polish) HERE
  • We are inviting every household to view the safety information and and follow the recommendations included within,
  • We are asking you to test your smoke alarms regularly , and encourage vulnerable neighbours,  friends and relatives to do the same,
  • Furthermore, 100 homes throughout the County, will be provided with free smoke alarms. To be in with a chance to enter our FREE draw and/or receive a free fire safety in the home booklet email lo@locallink.ie or call 057 8692168.
  • Additional information is also available at www.firesafetyweek.ie

Competition

100 homes throughout the County, will be provided with free smoke alarms. To enter our FREE draw and/or receive a free fire safety in the home booklet simply call 057 8692168.