The Home chefs
There was a total of 1054 fires located at residential premises and the number.1 cause is unattended cooking, the hot oil may catch fire quickly if left unattended. this caused an increase from 2019 by 5.9%.
PAB and PMD riders
Within residential premises, 67.7% of fires are caused by power assisted bikes (PAB) and personal mobility bikes (PMD). The public has put out 57% of rubbish fires, prior to SCDF.
We hope you never have to use this!
Fire blankets have been around for many years, but has be undermined by the misinterpretation of usage. The emergency blanket can be effective when used well and may save you and your love ones lives.
For a substance/object on flames
- Pull the extended tape at the bottom of the fire blanket packet
- Open the blanket fully and gently place over the flames
- (If so) Turn off the power supply, and leave the blanket over the fire
For a person on flames
Open the blanket fully and wrap around the person
Drop and roll around the floor
Proceed to call 995