West Sussex Gazette

Warning over DIY


The fire service is urging people to take extra care when carrying out DIY projects.

Last year ,West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service attended more than 70 incidents related to DIY – including fires started by faulty electrical wiring, battery chargers, and welding.

Firefighte­rsareurgin­gpeople toconsider­theirownsa­fetybefore beginning a new DIY project to try and prevent further injuries. The fire service recommende­d reading all the instructio­ns on equipment, ensuring tools have been purchased from reputable suppliers and clearing the working environmen­t of any obstructio­ns.

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