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Fire protection

Fire safety advice for businesses, landlords and other non-domestic premises including schools, community centres and shops.
Fire safety regulations
Find out how to comply with fire safety regulations with advice on fire risk assessments and enforcement notices.
Fire safety log book
Download a free maintenance log book to register your safety record, demonstrating your compliance with fire safety legislation.
Fire safety prosecutions and Frequently asked questions
Find information regarding current fire safety prosecutions as well as details of prohibition, enforcement and alteration notices.
Houses in multiple occupation
Find information about houses in multiple occupancy and the license required for landlords of a house in multiple occupation.
How to report a fire safety problem
Find out how to report any premises that you believe are a fire risk or are not following fire regulations correctly.
Reducing false alarms
Find information on how to reduce unnecessary call-outs to commercial buildings.
Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in rented properties
Why private sector landlords must install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and where to find the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations.
Residential properties over businesses
Find information about fire safety in residential properties over businesses and commercial properties.
Fire safety information leaflets
Range of fire safety leaflets covering barbecues, candles, carbon monoxide, electric blankets, smoke alarms, flooding and more.
Trading Standards certificates or licences
Trading Standards licence such as animal feeds, weighbridge or petroleum, fireworks and explosives or sports ground safety certificate.
How sprinkler systems work and reasons to install them.
Fire Safety Act 2021 and Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022
The Government have made recent changes to the Fire Safety legislation that Responsible Persons (RPs) need to be aware of.
The rising cost of living: What impact might it have on businesses?
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service are supporting the #StayFireSafe campaign on the impact of the cost of living rises to building and business owners.