Winter Fire Safety- Did You Know?

    People are at greater risk in the winter season when they cook holiday meals, display decorations, and may use unsafe heat sources.

    Did You Know?

    • 905 people die in winter home fires each year.
    • $2,091,000,000 in property loss occurs from winter home fires.
    • 67 percent of winter fires occur in one- and two-family homes.
    • Cooking is the leading cause of all winter home fires.
    • 5 to 8 p.m. is the most common time for winter home fires.

    Source for Content: U.S. Fire Administration

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