Keeping warm

The colder months can be a particularly risky time for fires as people try to heat their homes.

Keeping warm during the winter is essential for your health, it is recommended by The Energy Saving Trust to heat your home between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius.

If you are struggling with the cost of heating, you are not alone and help is available. Visit our cost of living page to find links to your local council's help and support initiatives.

Follow our safety advice to avoid any unnecessary fire risks when heating your home.

Last updated: Wednesday, 29 November 2023