Welcome to the online
home fire safety check

This easy-to-follow home fire safety check has been developed through a partnership between the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), Fire Kills and Safelincs. It will take you through your home one room at a time and the simple questions will help you spot fire risks as you go around your home.

The tool will offer tips and advice on the steps you can take to reduce those risks. At the end, you will receive a personalised fire safety action plan to help keep you and your household safe from fire.

Top tip

Fit smoke alarms

Fit smoke alarms

Top tip

plan your escape route

Plan your escape route

Top tip

Get out, stay out and call 999

Get out, stay out and call 999

How to complete your home fire safety check

How to complete this check

To get the best advice from completing this online home fire safety check we recommend that you answer all the questions as honestly as possible and that you or someone on your behalf, goes into each room to complete the relevant section.

How long will it take?

How long will it take

This online home fire safety check should take around 15 minutes to complete.

Did you know?


There are around 35,000 house fires and over 300 fire related deaths in Great Britain each year.

By following our tips and advice you can reduce the risk of a fire in your home.

Please note!


The advice given throughout this system is based on the answers that you have provided and should only be seen as a guideline.

Authoritative recommendations can only be made through a home visit.

Please enter the postcode/address of the property you are completing this assessment for. By entering the property postcode/address we will be able to give you specific fire safety information and advice from your local fire and rescue service. The postcode and address won’t be used for any other purpose.

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Additional Steps

Once you have completed the initial assessment, additional steps and advice will appear here.


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