Community Fire Safety

The majority of fire fatalities across Ireland occur within the home. Louth Fire Service delivers Community Fire Safety programmes with the objective of educating and informing the public of the dangers of fire within the home and the community.

The main objectives of Louth Fire Services Community Fire Safety program is to:

  • Inform and Increase awareness of fire safety in the home among the communities.
  • Minimise the risks associated with fire of the most vulnerable in the community.
  • Increase the capacity of local communities to take responsibility for their own safety in relation to fire.
  • Reduce the incidents of fire by instilling a culture of fire safety within the community.

Louth Fire Services Community Fire Safety programs include the following:

  • Primary Schools Programme.
  • Delivery of fire safety information and advice to primary school children across national schools every year in County Louth. 
  • Annual National Fire Safety Week activities by local Louth Fire Crews.
  • More information can be found at HERE
  • National Carbon Monoxide Week initiatives to improve awareness of the risks from carbon monoxide. More Information and facts can be found at HERE
  • Christmas and Halloween Fire safety campaigns.
  • Exhibition stands in shopping centres, schools and at various local events and chip pan unit demonstrations.

 The Fire Service also has various fire safety leaflets available. See the General Fire Safety Leaflets section.