Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017It has been confirmed that the Fire Kills Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017 will be taking place from the 4th to the 10th September. There are over 5,500 chimney fires in England, Wales and Scotland.

Woodsure will be supporting the campaign in 2017 and promoting the importance of using quality assured woodfuel and firewood.

The campaign is now in its 9th year and awareness has been growing year on year. With support from industry and Fire and Rescue Services the 2017 campaign looks to build on this success.

Our partners at HETAS launched the Chimney Fire Safety Week website in 2016 and will be updating the website over the coming months ahead of the campaign, which runs just ahead of the heating season.

Support Chimney Fire Safety Week in 2017

For 2017, Woodsure would like your support. Fuel quality is an important factor in reducing the risk of chimney fires, along with regular chimney sweeping and maintenance of appliances. If you can offer your swupport for the 2017 campaign get in touch with and let us knwo what you will be doing to provide support and raise awareness.

Make a date in your diary for week commencing 4th September and get behind #ChimneyFireSafetyWeek2017.

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