Unfortunately, more than 40
people die in Ireland each year as a result of fire.
Tragically, over 90% of the incidents occur in the home
and both the very young and the elderly are particularly
vulnerable. As part of Fire Safety Week people are being
encouraged to fit smoke alarms to their homes and make
sure they are in good working order.
Smoke alarms will warn you if there is a fire in your
home. Remember your sense of smell does not work when
you are asleep and smoke can put you into a deeper