You should be able to live in a safe and secure home in Leeds. The information below should help you to stay safe, but if you do not feel safe in your home you should call West Yorkshire Police on 101 and in an emergency you should call 999. Police officers are trusted and will help you.

Fire safety

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue is the fire service for Leeds.

The website has lots of advice to keep you and your family safe from fire in your home. It includes how to prevent fires from cooking and smoking, what to do if a fire starts and the importance of using a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm.

Fire Safety in the Home

You can also do a home safety check to find out if there is anything you can improve to make your home safer.

Home Safety Check

You can also contact the local Leeds District Fire Prevention team for advice:

0113 290 4806

If you live in social housing provided by Leeds City Council, you can find out what is being done to help keep residents safe on the Council website.

Council Housing Fire Safety

You can also read a leaflet with fire safety advice for people living in tower blocks:

Fire Safety for People Living in Tower Blocks

Accidents at home

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a charity that works to prevent accidents and injuries in the home.
The website has lots of advice on many topics including gas and electrical safety, safety for older people and safety for children.

Home Safety

It also runs a free helpline which you can call for advice on keeping children safe in the home. You can get advice on many topics including using car seats, preventing poisoning and preventing suffocation.

0121 248 2130

[email protected]

Last Updated: 13 May 2019

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