Posted: Mon 14th Nov 2016

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service warning over possible scam

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Nov 14th, 2016

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are warning of a possible scam.

A number of people have received calls from someone claiming they work for the fire and rescue service selling smoke alarms to residents in North Wales. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Stuart Millington, Senior Fire Safety Manager, said:

“We have been made aware by a number of people who have been approached by someone claiming to work for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service who is attempting to sell smoke alarms. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service offer a free home safety check where a member of North Wales Fire and Rescue Service wvisit properties and install smoke alarms where necessary. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This service is completely free and the fire service do not charge. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service will be in uniform and will carry identification cards with them at all times. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“I would like to remind people to be vigilant and to contact Trading Standards if they receive a similar call.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Reporting a scam

Contact Trading Standards Service by using this form, or alternatively call them on 01352 703189 or visit at Entrance 3, County Hall, Mold, CH7 6NF. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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