Learn about fire danger in and around your home and how to stay safe.
Most fires happen where we feel safest - our homes. But everyone can act to prevent and to survive fires. Working smoke alarms and a practiced home escape plan provide the best protection in a home fire. In most fires, you have as little as 3 minutes to escape once the smoke alarm sounds.
Cooking is the #1 cause of fires in the home and the leading cause of fire related injuries. It is also the leading cause of fire injuries for seniors. Learn about preventing cooking fires and about preventing burns and scalds.
Smoke alarms are your first line of defense in a fire. They provide early warning of danger so you can use your home escape plan to get out fast. Have working smoke alarms on every level of your home and within 10-feet of every bedroom. Learn about smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.