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Home Safety

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue

Fire officers at Ilfracombe Fire Station can offer residents in Ilfracombe a FREE home safety check if they are:

  • Living alone
  • Over 40 years old
  • If you are a smoker
  • If you have any children living in the property up to the age of 16
  • If anyone in the household has a disability

The home safety checks can also include free fitting of equipment to ensure you home is fully protected.
Open: Monday – Friday 8.30 – 5pm


Fire Service Community Safety

24 hour helpline with safety tips on:

  • Testing smoke alarms
  • Keeping warm this winter
  • Road Safety
  • Advice for landlords
  • Safety in the home
  • Safety at work


North Devon Care & Repair

Home improvement agency offering advice and assistance to older people (60+) and disabled people of any age, who are home owners, private tenants and who need to repair, adapt or improve their homes. Advice on technical aspects of the work, finding reliable builders and arranging estimates, overseeing the work, ways of funding the work, benefit entitlement.