Fire Precautions for Overnight Accommodation

In the interests of personal safety, you should appoint one of your group as “Fire Warden” on arrival.


 The Fire Warden’s responsibilities include:


 When you arrive

 Ensure that access to the fire doors is not blocked, inside or out.

 Ensure that the extinguishers are in the correct positions and you know how to  use them.

 Ensure that all your group know what to do in the event of an evacuation.


 During your stay

Remain alert for hazards

Enforce the ‘No Smoking’ policy


 After the event

Check all electric appliances are switched off or unplugged.

Check all rubbish is bagged and binned



In the event of a fire, don’t put yourself at risk

Sound the fire alarm.

 Ensure everyone leaves the building in an orderly manner and assembles on the  village green

 CALL THE FIRE BRIGADE - there is a public phone box on the village green

 Ensure no-one re-enters the building

 Liaise with the Fire Brigade when they arrive.