Community Safety

Community Safety at Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service is split into three strands - Preventing, Protecting and Responding.  Select the department that interests you below.


A Firefighter gives fire safety advice to a resident
  • Home fire safety advice

  • Our fire safety campaigns     

  • Education

  • Smoke alarms

  • Road Safety

  • Home Safety Checks

  • Community Initiatives

  • Older Persons

Read more about our prevention and education work


Newcastle skyline representing businesses we protect
  • Business Fire Safety

  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005       

  • Fire Safety Advice

  • Licensing

  • Fireworks

  • Petroleum

  • Enforcement Register

  • Primary Authority Scheme

  • Our response to Fire Alarms  

Read more about our fire safety legislation work


Two Firefighters attend a Road Traffic Collision
  • Emergency response

  • Road traffic collisions        

  • Urban search and rescue

  • Rope and water rescue         

  • Animal rescue

  • Confined space rescue

  • Our equipment

  • New dimensions
    Go to the Response section

Community Engagement

Community engagement - our 'hotshots' football event