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Arson and Fire Setting

What is Arson and Fire Setting?

Fire setting is the deliberate and malicious ignition of property by a person. Arson is the deliberate setting of fire to ones own or another persons property.

Who is affected?

Fire setting and arson can affect everybody within local communities. The knock on effect of fire can be devastating.

What does it cost?

The cost can be catastrophic.

What help is available?
What is being done locally?

Locally there are numerous initiatives being carried out aiming to raise peoples awareness about arson and fire setting and the way to reduce these incidents.

Further information?

South Wales Fire and Resuce Service have implemented its own arson reduction unit whose main objective is to reach out to the communities within South Wales and assist in Arson reduction and arson awareness.

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Your car may be at risk if you don't hide your keys

There has been a recent spate of dwelling burglaries in the borough where burglars are breaking into houses, taking the car keys and stealing the car and other posessions.

Home Fire Safety Checks

South Wales Fire and Rescue Services carries out approximately 6000 Home Fire Safety Checks and fit approximately 12000 smoke alarms in homes throughout the area each year.