FireStar Fireproof Home Safe

(Discontinued 07/09/2021)

FireStar Fireproof Home Safe

(Discontinued 07/09/2021)

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19Ltr Fireproof Security Safe
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  • Insurance Rating: £2,000 ?
  • Fire Rating: 30 minutes
  • Locking: Digital Keypad
  • Carpet lined interior
  • 300  380  300 mm
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Product Details
Details
The FireStar Small by Safe is from our own brand of multi-purpose fire and security safe and is ideal for use at home or in the office for protecting important paper work and digital media such as external hard drives from fire and theft. This safe comes with a recommended insurance rating of £2,000 cash or £20,000 valuables and is also tested and certified to DIP120 - 60P standard to offer up to 60 minutes fire protection for paper documents.

The safe door is secured by a battery powered digital keypad which can be set with your own user code. For additional piece of mind there is also a unique master code in the event of a lock out.

The safe body is constructed from galvanised steel plate to exacting standards and includes fire resistant barrier material built into the safe walls. The safe body is also finished in an attractive black scratch resistant paint and is prepared for floor fixing by way of pre-drilled holes in the base of the safe, with fixing bolts included. There are also 2 larger sizes available in this range.
Dimensions
External
H 352 W 412 D 363 mm
Internal
H 260 W 315 D 234 mm
Weight
28 kg
Volume
19 ltr
† Add 40mm to external depth for hinges and handle and keypad.
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Key Features
Insurance Rating*
£2,000 Cash
£20,000 Valuables
Recommended by Manufacturer
Fire Protection
60 minutes
Locked By
Digital Keypad
Shelves
0
Fixing Holes
Floor
Fixing Bolts
2 (included)
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years
Protection
Security Certificate
None
Fire Certificates
NT Fire 017 - 60P
Tested by SP - Sweden
DIP120 - 60DM
Tested by Manufacturer
Protection from Fire
CD/DVD
Digital Media
External Hard Disk
Paper
USB Sticks
Drop Test
9.1 meters
Digital Keypad
Display
None
PIN Qty
2 (user changeable)
PIN Length
4 - 16 digits
Batteries
4x AA (included)
Battery Location
External
Backup Entry
Master Reset
Time Delay
No
Security & Construction
Locking Bolts
2
Bolt Diameter
16mm
Hinges
External
Fixed Hinge Bolts
Yes
Construction
Double walled steel body and door filled with fire resistant barrier material.
Fittings
Key Hooks
4
Features
Fits A4 Paper
Yes
Interior Light
No
Carpeted Interior
No
Lifetime Fire Replacement
Yes
Guides
User Guide
Download


* It is important to note that the ratings are manufacturer certified and that you must check with your insurer for exact ratings as individual insurer policies do vary.

Reviews [173]
Rated 4.6

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173 Reviews

117%

Recommended
this Product
Ease of Use
Out of 5
4.7
Build Quality
Out of 5
4.6
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Mike R Verified Customer July 2011
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Recommended

Exactly what I wanted. Can't fault it.

Several reviewers seem to have been disappointed by capacity. I can't understand this. The dimensions (int and ext) are clearly and accurately given in the spec. Don't criticise the product if you can't be bothered to do a little research before buying.

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Ivored Verified Customer July 2011
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Recommended

For day to day use - guarantees, bonds, papers that you need but can't remember where you put, passport and some ready cash. Strong enough to give confidence.

Not sure what you do to get in to the box if there'as been a fire, the keypad is not protected at all. If I had space I'd have a bigger one, there's a limit, anything over A4 is not possible.

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Anonymous Verified Customer September 2011
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Recommended

Sturdy construction - confident it's a good safe.

Electronic lock seems sensibly designed to minimise potential tampering.

Great size for fitting in a wardrobe or other confined space.

Provided bolts perfect for fixing to the floor.

You'll need to buy yourself a 14mm drill bit to drill a hole for the bolts!

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John Verified Customer February 2011
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Recommended

This Safe is big enough to take A4 folders and envelopes yet small enough to be installed inside a wardrobe or cupboard.Having some fire protection it is ideal for those insurance documents,passports etc that you don't want to lose.

Easy to install and at a very competitive price it is a very good buy all round.

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Ken Verified Customer August 2011
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Recommended

Its ok it does the job.

The safe is mounted on its side and the door falls off maybe a split pin would hold it in place.

Exposed hinges easy to cut off.

I should have got a slghtly larger safe to hold folders.

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Anonymous Verified Customer April 2011
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Recommended

Would of like fixing holes on the back of the safe to fix to a wall.

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Anonymous Verified Customer January 2011
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Recommended

Good storage amount for the money. Easy to use.

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Anonymous Verified Customer February 2011
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Recommended

Robust construction with simple operation. Website layout very intuitive. Purchasing process very easy. Good sales communication and delivery service very good.

An internal shelf as standard would have made the product more usable.

Other secure mounting options which don't destroy the fire integrity of the safe.

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Anonymous Verified Customer November 2012
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Recommended

Great compact cost effective design. Just not quite big enough to store A4 Wallet files without creasing them. This would be good.

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Rosie Verified Customer February 2011
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Recommended

Very easy to open and close. Gives one a secure feeling to put the Deeds of the house and special jewellery in it.

We could not secure this anywhere in the house without ripping off the skirting boards. My husband had to construct wooden blocks on the concrete below and bolt to that which may not be quite so secure. As it's low down and therefore dark we have had to put a plastic box in it to pull the items out to see them which is fine but takes up some of the space.

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Alan Pendleton Verified Customer January 2021
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Recommended

A good strong safe which is easy to set up and easy to use very pleased with it recommended

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Anonymous Verified Customer December 2020
Rated 5 / 5Rated 5 / 5Rated 5 / 5Rated 5 / 5Rated 5 / 5
Recommended

I really like the safe. It is obviously well made, you can see that just by looking at it, it's all smooth corners and no gaps between fitted pieces. I particularly like the ability to use more than one pass code at the same time. My wife needs to access and, having different ideas on passwords makes it difficult but with each using our own it's so simple. It's a nice size for home use with plenty of room for all the usual stuff and knowing it's as safe as it can be should there be a fire is a must these days. All in all a great safe with everything I need.

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Anonymous Verified Customer December 2020
Rated 4.4 / 5Rated 4.4 / 5Rated 4.4 / 5Rated 4.4 / 5Rated 4.4 / 5
Recommended

Exactly what we needed, good safe and easy to use

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Anonymous Verified Customer October 2019
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Recommended

Perfect transaction, Easy website to navigate, and I was kept informed regarding delivery which was on the arranged date, the safe is very well made and easy to use, very happy with my purchase and would recommend.

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Anonymous Verified Customer July 2019
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Recommended

Good value, solid safe, exactly as advertised

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Malcolm Verified Customer May 2019
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Recommended

I bought this safe for my business as it isn’t always easy to get away from work to get to the bank with cash receipts. For me this safe has plenty of room inside. The safe was delivered as per the sellers website. It was easy to install and set up for use. I have had no problems operating the safe or with security. I would definitely recommend this product should anyone want a small secure safe. The safe was heavy enough to encourage no one to try and take it away but the easy method of bolting it to the floor from inside makes it very secure from theft from the property

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Anonymous Verified Customer May 2019
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Recommended

This is our third purchase within the family. It gives us piece of mind to know that our valuables and important documents are safe from burglary or fire.

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Happy Customer Verified Customer March 2019
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Recommended

Item arrived quickly. Delivery driver carried the safe into the hall for us. Good quality. Compact small safe but very heavy. Roomy enough for all our documents. Has small shelf at the top for jewellery , passports, flat items. Can be bolted to floor or wall.

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Ricky Richardson Verified Customer January 2019
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Recommended

The safe I purchased was for its cost very sturdy,secure and easy to operate, it was very easy to secure the safe to the floor useing the pre-drilled holes, setting up your code following manufacturers instructions was a breeze. The safe had plenty of space for my documents etc, there is also a separate draw for smaller items like keys etc.

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Andy Verified Customer January 2019
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Recommended

Good value for money, large enough to fit A4 paper inside a typical A4 document folder with an additional small tray in the top for miscellaneous items. The build quality seems to be good especially for the price and the keypad feels like it is also decent quality. It was supplied with good mounting hardware which suits fixing to most solid surfaces. It was very easy to program a new code. I cannot really provide an expert opinion on exactly how secure it is, but it is heavy and appears to be of a good, secure design for the price.

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FAQs [24]

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I am interested in buying the FireStar Safe but like some of the reviews feel nervous about relying on the electronic lock. The plastic looks flimsy. How would I get access if the lock was maliciously damaged or it just failed?
Anonymous
Although an electronic lock cannot be considered 100% failure proof it is very unusual for a lock to fail. Problems generally experienced by electronic locks tend to be forgotten PIN codes and flat batteries. If you forget your code we can supply a unique master-reset code on production of a proof of purchase and the batteries are installed from the outside of the door and can easily be replaced should they go flat.

In the unlikely event of a failure a qualified locksmith would be required to open the safe. If this occurred during the warranty period the safe would be replaced if required.
Anne K
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We are thinking of buying this fire safe, please could you advise on the size/type of fixings that secure it to the floor, as we need to check with our premises that we'd be able to attach it without causing any damage.
Karen
The fixing bolts provided with this safe are called Expansion Bolts, with the dimensions - Length: 105mm and Diameter: 12mm. The bolt is designed to anchor against the material it is bolted to, the optimum being a solid concrete surface.

Phil R
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Is the safe fireproof even with the bolt holes in the bottom?
Jonathan, Devon
The safe arrives with a rubber plug inside each of the bolt holes in the bottom of the safe. This will ensure the safe is air tight and fire proof. The safe is designed to be installed to a solid concrete floor by using the fixing bolts included. Once installed correctly, the safe will be secured from theft and air tight to allow up to 60 minutes fire protection in up to 945° C heat.
Jonathan P
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What size drill bit do you need to fix this to a concrete floor?
Anonymous
The drill bit size needed for the installation is 12mm.
Steven T
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I am looking to put the safe in our bedroom on the first floor. Can the safe be bolted to the floorboards? Or does it require to be installed into concrete?
Steven Cullum, Edinburgh
The safe ideally needs to be installed to a concrete or brick surface. Floorboards, unless fixing into the joist, are not strong enough. If you don't have a solid floor surface, you could consider a chemical (glue) installation.
Phil R
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Does the safe retain the same code if the batteries run flat, or would the code need reset using the master code?
Steven Geelan, Alloa
The safe will retain the same code if the batteries run flat. You would only need the master code if you forgot your code.
Anne K
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If the safe is damaged by fire, how do you get it open, assuming the keypad is melted or no longer functioning?
Mike B, Stockport
We offer a Lifetime Fire Warranty with this safe and if ever the keypad was melted due to a fire and no longer accessible, we would send a locksmith to open the safe professionally and we would also organise a replacement safe to be sent to you.
Javaid H
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Hello, what are the dimensions of the door please, as I want to position the safe behind a bookcase and open the safe door through the back of the bookcase? Thank you.
Fred Aidroos, Cranbrook
The door dimensions are 305mm high x 380mm wide.

Anne K
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Is there any reason I can't fit this safe in a cellar below ground level within a solid stone wall? The base would be secured into a concrete pad as you suggest and then I would fill all around the back and sides with expanding foam simply to offer more insulation. The cellar is dry and at a constant 12 degrees all year round. The hole to be fitted into is not near an outside wall and so is not prone to any external water.
Anonymous, Sheffield
Fitting the safe into the cellar is perfectly fine providing it is not subject to damp conditions. The FireStar Series comes prepared for floor fixing rather than to the wall due to the fire protection. Our advice is to install to a concrete floor.
Tom W
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We have this safe installed and want to change the security code.
Barbara , Ronald
Please find instructions for how to change the combination here
Anne K
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