Fire and rescue safety advice in the community

How to stay safe in winter or prepare for a flood and about fire hydrants.

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Seasonal winter

Tips on staying safe in winter and how to keep warm during cold weather. Latest road gritting and snow clearing information in Suffolk and taking care outdoors.

Preparing for flooding

How to prepare in the event of a flood, why Suffolk County Council do not provide sandbags and how to keep up to date with local flood alerts or warnings.

Fire hydrants

Learn about fire hydrants in Suffolk, including what they are, how they're maintained, and how you can report a damaged hydrant.

Fire safety information leaflets

Download fire safety leaflets about barbecues, candles, carbon monoxide, electric blankets, smoke alarms, vehicle fires, flooding, thatched fires and more.

Putting a stop to arson

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service attended 566 incidents caused by arson (deliberate fires) in 2018. Find advice on how to reduce the risk of arson in your area.