During the period, 2015 – 2020 around 50% of the domestic fire losses reported to Ecclesiastical were electrical in origin.
Public firework displays are enjoyable and spectacular events. However, organisers need to ensure that they are safe occasions too.
Arson poses a major security challenge for church communities. Fires are often started by arsonists, or by thieves concealing their crime, and sadly, churches are often viewed as a soft target.
Risks including fire, water damage and other health and safety issues if appropriately identified and managed can be greatly reduced or even avoided.
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Reduce the risk of fire at your church with help from our fire risk assessment template and supporting guides.