Working smoke alarms save lives and reduce damage to property. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is currently providing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors free of charge to landlords (while stocks last).

Regulations that will require landlords to install working smoke alarms on every floor and a carbon monoxide detector in properties that burn solid fuel are currently awaiting Parliamentary approval. If the regulations are approved the statutory requirement is expected to come into force in October 2015.

If you are a landlord in Merseyside and would like more information, please phone 0800 731 5958 or


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