ELECTRICAL FIRE PREVENTION
From 2014 to 2016, an estimated 24,000 residential building electrical fires were reported to United States fire departments each year. These fires caused an estimated 310 deaths, 850 injuries and $871 million in property loss. Electrical fires can be prevented by taking steps to ensure appliances are safe and electrical loads are managed properly.
COOKING FIRE PREVENTION
Cooking is the leading cause of fires in the United States, and the leading cause of cooking related fires is unattended cooking. Clothing is ignited in 1% of these fires, but these clothing ignitions lead to 15% of cooking fire related deaths. Practicing the above fire-safe tips can prevent injury or death and prevent fire in your home.