House fire safety reminder
Cessnock City Council is urging people to be aware of the risk of fires within the home and to practice safe fire behaviour this winter.
In the cooler months, electrical, gas and wood heaters are used to help warm up the home. There is also increased use of clothes driers, electric blankets, cooktops and portable heaters. It’s important appliances and equipment are regularly checked, monitored while in use and maintained to minimise the risk of fire.