About Us

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government is responsible for the promotion of fire safety on a national level, and focuses particularly on fire safety in the home.

The Department works closely with fire service personnel in the local authority system and aims to increase public awareness and positively influence public attitudes and behaviour in relation to fire safety.

The aim is to prevent the outbreak of fire,and in doing so protect life and consequential damage to property and the environment.

The Department uses a mix of media advertising, publicity, partnerships and education initiatives, in order to promote fire safety.

Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage