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Fire Reform and improving Fire Safety

Announcement of a consultation on fire reform proposals, and changes being made to fire safety legislation

Safety advice

Why fires start at home

Know the risks and small changes you can make to stay safer.

The law in work and public places

What you must do to protect customers, visitors and staff.

The law for landlords

Legal requirements for landlords, freeholders and agents.

Recent news

List of news articles

New NFCC Fire Research Group Seeks Chair

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), a key Home Office delivery partner, have agreed to establish the Academic Collaboration Evaluation Research (ACER) group, which aims to improve the links between academic institutions and the NFCC. The group will include a blend of academic disciplines and appropriate NFCC group representatives.

NFCC is seeking a chair to establish and embed the ACER group, to help achieve the shared interests of researchers and fire services. Expressions of Interest are invited from members of academic institutions and other parties with relevant experience.

Additional information

Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 Report recommendations – Progress on implementation

Service Data

The Home Office collects detailed information on incidents attended by Fire and Rescue Services.


A collection of publications on the management, funding and inspection of fire and rescue authorities as well as national reviews of fire and rescue in England.