Shut Fires Out!


Help us respond to a shout and Shut Fires Out!

Did you know by closing your internal doors before you got to bed or leave the house you can prevent the spread of a fire and the toxic fumes by up to 20 minutes?

Watch our animation to find out more:

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That's right. You could save priceless possessions, your home, pets and maybe even a loved ones life by closing your doors. It'll also give you the time to reach a place of safety to give us a call.

Are you worried a vulnerable person isn’t fire safe? Refer them, or yourself, for free Safe and Well advice:

Safe and Well Visit (West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service)

Even during lockdown we can do this via Skype, telephone call or by handing out our handy booklet. Where appropriate they’ll fit smoke alarms or other specialist fire detection equipment free of charge.


Enter to win an Echo Dot!

Alexa, remind me to close my doors at 10pm every night.

From May to July we're giving away three Amazon Echo Dots! You can use these to set a reminder so you don't forget to close your doors.

To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is answer the below question correctly.

What colour is the teddy bear in our animation?

Send your:

  • Answer
  • Name
  • Phone number (so we can tell you if you've won)

to fireandroadsafety@westsussex.gov.uk.

You can find our full terms and conditions for this competition here.
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