Fire Safety All Year Long!
The threat of winter time fires is real. Do you appreciate the severity and prevalence of what can happen during the coming cold-weather months?
- In 2014, nearly 4 times more cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving as on a typical day
- One fifth [20%] of the holiday decoration fires started in the kitchen
- Some type of electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in one-third (35%) of home Christmas tree fires
- Top 3 days for home candle fires were Christmas, New Year’s Day and Christmas Eve
We have assembled a number of Fact & Tip Sheets, courtesy of the
National Fire Protection Association.
Check them out and help make your home and our community a safer place to live and work.
Reproduced from NFPA’s website, www.nfpa.org/publiceducation. ©2017 NFPA.
New Stanton Volunteer Fire Department
New Stanton Volunteer Fire Department Relief Association
Westmoreland County, PA
MAKE YOUR HOME FIRE SAFE BY PRACTICING FIRE SAFETY ALL YEAR LONG