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Fire safety – interlinked fire alarms

In this episode, Katy and Catriona are joined by David, one of the Carers Link tech buddies and a registered electrician. They discuss the new Scottish legislation around smoke, heat, and carbon monoxide alarms which mean that every home in Scotland must have interlinked fire alarms by February 2022

Listen in to find out everything you need to know about the new regulations, the kind of alarms you need, and how to avoid scams.

Take a look at the resources below for more information, and as always, get in touch with any questions!


Scottish Fire and rescue service

SFRS factsheet on alarms

Scottish government fire alarm publication

If you are suspicious of a trader or salesperson you can call Trading Standards at East Dunbartonshire Council on 0300 123 4510, or you can call the non-emergency police number 101 if you feel that someone may be bogus.

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