New 'Fire Kills' campaign starts

FIT a working smoke alarm or risk drowning in toxic smoke is the stark message being delivered by fire and rescue services today.The region's six fire and rescue services are supporting a new national 'Fire Kills' campaign being launched today.

FIT a working smoke alarm or risk drowning in toxic smoke is the stark message being delivered by fire and rescue services today.

The region's six fire and rescue services are supporting a new national 'Fire Kills' campaign being launched today.

The major new campaign does not pull any punches, highlighting that taking just two to three breaths of toxic smoke in a house fire can render you unconscious.

For more on the campaign, and how to protect your family from fire, read tomorrow's Eastern Daily Press.