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Fire Safety at Host: How to stay safe in your new home

The new academic year has begun, you’re settling into your new home and you’re excited about the year ahead. So, with so much going on, we understand that fire safety probably isn’t top of your checklist right now.

However, there’s nothing more important than your safety and at Host, we take fire safety very seriously. Fires can develop very quickly – it usually takes 3 to 6 minutes to have a fully developed fire. So, it’s important for you to take a moment to understand fire safety at your student accommodation.

The short video below highlights how you can help prevent a fire and what you should do if there is a fire at your accommodation.

Host Fire Safety Video:

If you’ve watched the video above and have any questions or concerns about staying safe at your Host student accommodation, please contact your on-site management team; they’ll be happy to help.


For the latest top tips and advice for students, keep an eye on our news page or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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