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Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service

Tyne & Wear Fire &  Rescue Service offer Home Safety Checks (HSC) to anyone living in the Tyne & Wear area.  An HSC consists of a home visit by Fire and Rescue Service personnel, with a view to identifying the fire associated hazards and risks within the home and to provide the residents with fire safety advice and information appropriate to their needs and circumstances.   Fire Service personnel also conduct Safe & Well visits (for occupants who are over the age of 65).  This is an enhancement of the current HSC which focuses on the health risks associated with falls in the home.  Fire Service personnel can offer brief advice, carry out low level intervention and make onward referrals on an occupier’s behalf.  They also have several community venues:

Contact details

Main Telephone: 0191 444 1500

Main office

Other Telephone: 999

Emergencies only

Alternative Telephone: 0800 032 7777

Home safety check


Fax: 0191 444 1512




Cost: Free

Nissan Way
Tyne and Wear

54.9071 -1.48748

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Last updated: June 26, 2020

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