Chimney fire safety week - Keep your home and family safe this winter

Avon Fire & Rescue Service is reminding you to take steps to prepare your home for winter.

Using portable heaters, log fires and electric blankets in one room may seem like a relatively cheap option, but it could end up costing you dear if a fire breaks out.

As the colder weather begins to set in we have some tips for you to follow to make sure you and your family are safe this winter.