Fire damage is a very real risk for landlords across the nation. In fact according to the Association of British Insurance fire is one of the largest insurance sectors, with the average pay out claim per household ringing in at a huge £10,200! It’s no figure to sneeze at and highlights the absolute importance of having an adequate landlords insurance policy in place should anything go up in flames. Of course, taking necessary precautions is also an extremely effective way to protect your rented property from the risk of fire damage. To help you up the safety credentials of your property we’ve put together some useful tips on how to minimise the risk of fire when leasing to tenants.