Fire Prevention and Public Education
Fire Facts  
Home Safety Fire Tips

30% of all home fires start in the kitchen and account for 14% of fire deaths in the home

8% of all home fires start in the living room, yet account for 34% of all deaths

14% of home fires start in the bedroom and account for 28% of all fire deaths in the home

Practice drills in the home and develop an escape plan with two ways out from every room.

Never put water on a cooking grease fire Always cover with a lid or use baking soda

Never leave candles, oil lamps or space heaters lit when sleeping or not at home

*Remember to change your smoke detector batteries every 6 months,
check your detector every month and replace your detector every 10 years!