We need your help in protecting the countryside and outdoor areas. Before your trip, check out the Scottish Outdoor Access Code for safety tips.

Reducing deliberate fires

Deliberate fires can endanger lives and harm communities. It's important to take steps to prevent them in your area and keep everyone safe.

Bonfire safety

When it comes to bonfires, it's important to prioritise safety. There are several precautions that should be taken to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Road safety

In addition to fires, we also handle serious road traffic collisions.

Rubbish and refuse

Rubbish and refuse fires are common and dangerous. Simple actions can reduce the likelihood of outdoor fires.

Firework safety

Ensuring firework safety is important. It is vital to take all necessary precautions to prevent any accidents.

Preparing a home firework display

It is always safer to attend a organised public display. If it's necessary for you to have a home fireworks display, follow the Fireworks Code at all times.


Wildfires pose a significant danger as they can quickly spread and change direction, leaping from one area to another. Follow our safety guidelines to keep your home and family safe from wildfires.

Water safety

Find out how to stay safe when near or in water. We also have advice on fishing, boat, and swimming safety.