Fire Safety for People with Disabilities- Quick Facts

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    Millions of people live with physical and mental disabilities. It is important for them to know how to stay safe from fire! Here is what you need to know:

    Each year:

    • There are approximately 700 home fires involving people with physical disabilities.
    • There are approximately 1,700 home fires involving people with mental disabilities.
    • Kitchens and cooking areas are the primary areas where these fires start.

    Source for Content: United States Fire Administration

    For more information and resources on fire safety for those with disabilities, check out the full version of our website here.