Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Home Fire Safety Check

A Home Fire Safety Check is a visit to the home to provide advice on how to stay safe from fire.

Each visit will be carried out by at least two staff from Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) who will be wearing NIFRS uniform and will carry a NIFRS photographic identification card.

During the visit they will either fit a smoke alarm or show you how to test your existing smoke alarm, explain the potential fire risks in your home, provide fire safety advice and explain the importance of having a night time fire safety routine and a fire escape plan. The visit will take up to 40 minutes.

Sometimes it is useful when visiting the property and giving advice, a family member, friend, neighbour or care worker is also present so that they can assist with the advice.

** How we carry out Home Fire Safety Checks during COVID-19.

General Data Protection Regulation

All data supplied to Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service will be held and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We would like to ask you some questions about the person who lives in the property to determine their eligibility to receive a Home Fire Safety Check.

Residential Status


You are eligible for a free Home Fire Safety Check. To enable us to arrange a visit please complete the form below.

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Number:


House Number:

Address Line 1:

Address Line 2:



Post Code:

Does the property have any working smoke alarms?


If no is ticked, the HFSC is to be designated as URGENT.

If there is any additional information that will assist us, please provide this below:

Agency Referral

If you're making a referral on behalf of an Agency please tick:


Has the occupier agreed to a Home Fire Safety Check from Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service?


Agency Details

Agency Name:

Agency Contact Name:

Agency Contact Number:

Agency Email:

Agency Address:

Agency Postcode:

Reason for the Referral:


Covid-19 NIFRS Response

Safety Check

Job Vacancies

Stop Fire

Road Safety