Children Fire Safety- Quick Facts

    When you have children, safety should be a top priority! Here is what you need to know about fire safety for kids!

    • Every day, at least one child dies from a home fire and another 293 children are injured from fires or burns.
    • Ninety percent of all fire-related deaths are due to home fires.
    • Home fires can spread rapidly and leave families as little as two minutes to escape after an alarm sounds.
    • Children under 5 years of age are at the greatest risk from home fire death and injury; their death rate is nearly twice the national average.
    • Each year, nearly 488 children ages 14 and under die in home fires, and another 116,600 children are injured from a fire/burn related incident.

    Source: Safety Kids Worldwide

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