Who is at Risk?
Most fires happen in the home, most fires happen at night, families are at greatest risk, young children and the elderly
Why People Don't Survive Fires
Most homes have smoke detectors, over half of all fires and fire deaths occur in homes without working detectors, primary reason for failure: dead, missing, or disconnected batteries
Common Fire Hazards
Smoking materials, cigarettes, cooking, heaters, fireplace ashes, electrical, candles, fireplaces and wood stoves, spontaneous combustion - rags, halogen lamps, flammable liquids, fireworks, Christmas trees