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Midlands People Urged To Check Alarms For Fire Safety Week

57% of fire related deaths occur in rural areas. 

Westmeath Fire Services is appealing to people to check their fire alarms. 

Senior Assistant Chief Fire Officer Pat Hunt is making the comments to mark National Fire Safety Week, which runs for the next seven days. 

57% of fire related deaths occur in rural areas. 

Mr. Hunt says smoke alarms should be serviced regularly:

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