Test Your Smoke Alarms, Recorded on the day of Grenfell Tower Tragedy at 7:30am as the story was on the news this touched me and you can hear my voice break in the small video below only 1 minute and 41 seconds, or just go to the bottom of the page for the Test Your Smoke Alarm Video 

I felt compelled to help others and in doing this video got a lot of people to check their own alarms and so many came back not working.

Essex Fire Service runs a free fire safety check in all homes no matter whether you own your property or are renting.

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Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging everyone in the County to make sure they have working smoke alarms in their home.

According to national statistics, 88% of homes have a smoke alarm but that means that there are 93,000 households in Essex which are at risk because they don't have a working smoke alarm.

The Service wants to ensure that every single home in the county has the excellent protection smoke alarms offer and will come to any home in Essex and fit smoke alarms free of charge.

All it takes is one phone call or five minutes to fill in a simple online form, and officers will visit your home and give you all the help and advice you need as well as fitting smoke alarms to protect you and your family.