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Thatched properties – Fire Safety Advice/Guidance

Following the attendance of Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service at a thatch property fire in Rockland All Saints. Owners of thatch properties are advised to have a look at Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service’s Thatch Safety Advice

There are some simple steps to follow to help make your property as safe as possible.

More than 90% of fires in thatched properties are caused by faults in the flue or chimney – which are preventable!
Unfortunately with the thatch being highly susceptible to damage by fire it is extremely difficult to stop because thatch is designed to repel water.

We want everyone who lives in a thatched home to have helpful fire safety advice;

Click here for further advice/guidance

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