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Press Release - Advice to businesses during the heightened Security terrorist threat level period
Posted on 25/05/2017

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has received calls from concerned businesses seeking guidance on suitable steps to take following the increase of the terrorist threat level.

From a fire safety viewpoint, as long as suitable fire safety provisions are being maintained, no additional measures should be required.

However, an increased vigilance may be necessary to safeguard against potential terrorist events.

The Security Services and the Police are leading on this and it their advice that must be followed.

Therefore if you have any concerns regarding suspicious terrorist activity or need to seek guidance on precautions to take to prevent a terrorist event you can contact:

• The anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789 321 to report suspicious activity.

• The relevant Police force website via the links provided below for general security advice:


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