Fire Safety in Your Home - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Home Safety Films for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

The first film is Courtesy of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service. 

Please use the following link to view the film on YouTube; Home Fire Safety Video for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

This fire safety film, using British Sign Language (BSL), is presented by Watch Manager Steve Graham, who has over 25 years of experience in the Fire Service. It deals with fire safety throughout the home including;

• Safety in the Living Room
• Safety around Smoking
• Safety in the Kitchen
• Safety in the Bedroom
• Smoke Alarms
• Escape Plans
• Contacting the Emergency Services


The second Fire Safety Film is from the Fire Kills Campaign, also using British Sign Language (BSL)
Please use the following link to view the film on YouTube Fire Safety in the Home BSL

This fire safety film has the following sections;

• Introduction
• Smoke Alarms
• Preventing Common Fires in the Home
• What to do in the Event of a Fire
• Bedtime Checks
• Getting More Advice  

These films are intended to contribute to the work Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service carry out in Partnership with  Cumbria Deaf Association to break down some of the barriers our deaf community face on a daily basis. 

You can register with emergency SMS through your mobile by texting the word REGISTER to 999. Please use the following link for more details; Emergency SMS Registration