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Smoke and fire alarms

Smoke and fire alarms - owner occupier

The Scottish Government has provided information on what you need to do, what types of alarms you need, the cost of alarms, and safety standards you should be looking for before you purchase.

Smoke and fire alarms for deaf or deafblind

People who are deaf or deafblind may need a specialist fire and smoke alarm. For advice, contact Scottish Fire and Rescue Service on 0141 646 4500, or use their enquiry form.

Help with costs for homeowners

Older and disabled homeowners on low incomes may get help with costs, contact your local Care and Repair service.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) can install alarms in the homes of people assessed to be at high risk from fire as part of a home fire safety visit

For advice on fire safety, or to check if you are eligible for a home fire safety visit, contact the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service on 0800 0731 999 or text Fire to 80800 from a mobile phone.

Further information