Be safe in the water during heatwave
As the summer heatwave continues many people are choosing to cool down in the water outdoors. However it’s important to be aware of the many dangers of swimming in open water.
With ‘staycationing’ on the increase this summer we are urging everyone to follow our simple advice to stay safe when on holiday.
NIFRS and multi-agency partners are asking farmers, land managers and the public for their help during the current dry weather spell.
Don’t forget to test your smoke alarms weekly to make sure they are working.
Statistics show that more people have already died in accidental fires in the home this year than during all of last year.
Renewed plea for drivers and riders to slow down and reduce their speed on the road.
It is vitally important that the community is aware of the obvious causes of fire in their home, and the homes of their loved ones, and the steps they can take to prevent a fire from occurring.
With COVID-19 lockdown gradually easing over the summer, we are reminding the public of the importance of keeping themselves fire safe and summer safe.
DAERA and NIFRS are asking farmers and the public for their help during the current dry weather spell which has sparked a wildfire warning.
We are encouraging road users to ‘Share the Road to Zero’ after it was revealed that 55 people tragically lost their lives on Northern Ireland’s roads in 2019.