No one ever thinks it will happen to them, but the fact is that there are still too many PREVENTABLE fires each year.
The major causes of unintentional fires are:
- Children Playing with Fire
- Electrical Failures
- Home Candle Fires
- Home Cooking Fires
- Home Heating Fires
Here are some statistics according to the National Fire Protection Association:
So even though the number of fires are trending downwards, the psychological and financial damage is no less devastating. Please take the time to regularly audit your home by having your electrical and heating systems inspected regularly, educating your children about the dangers of fire, cooking carefully keeping a fully charged fire extinguisher handy, and NEVER leaving burning candles unattended!