You may be aware of a house fire that occurred in Cambridge at the end of June 2023 which sadly took the lives of two children and their mother. It is believed that the house fire was caused by an e-scooter charger/battery.
The below resources have been shared by our colleagues in Fire and Rescue:
They also offer a free online home fire safety check, it can be completed individually, as a family or possibly with a neighbour/friend that may be vulnerable. https://www.cambsfire.gov.uk/home-safety/home-fire-safety/. The online home fire safety check is a useful tool, not only does it give advice using a risk matrix, it also can be used as a referral tool for us to send face to face specialist officers to a property if members of the public would like a visit.
Training for professionals
The training is usually 2-3 hours and they can do in person face to face or virtual depending on numbers and needs of the agency. Managers or team leaders can register interest via this page: Invitation to register: FREE Fire Safety Training (previously Olive Branch) from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (govdelivery.com)