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Reducing fires caused by electricity in Scottish homes.

Reducing the number of house fires caused by electricity in Scottish homes is a key lobbying focus for Electrical Safety First.

While dwelling fires in Scotland are decreasing, those caused by electricity are increasing, accounting for 75% of all domestic fires.

Traditionally, Electrical Safety First have made politicians aware of these issues through briefing papers, events and face-to-face meetings. But as more and more politicians use social media, Electrical Safety First are looking to bring this message online with an interactive infographic.