Minnesota Safety Council


Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, 2013 / Prevent Kitchen Fires (U.S. Fire Administration)
Kidde Nighthawk smoke & fire detector

Fire

On average in the United States, someone dies in a fire about every two hours and someone is injured every half hour (NCIPC). Most fires occur in the home, with cooking as the leading cause. Smoking is the leading cause of fire-related deaths. Children and older adults carry the highest risks of fire-related injury and death.

Reduce your family's risk. The following resources can help:
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