Fire Safety All Year Long!
The threat of outdoor fires is real. Do you appreciate the severity and prevalence of what can happen during the coming warm-weather months?
- Fireworks start about 18,500 fires annually, including 1,300 structure fires
- July is the peak month for grill fires, followed by May, June and August
- An average of 8,800 home fires involve grills, hibachis or barbeques each year
- 22,600 fires involved lightning, causing more than $451 million in direct property damage
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. ©2018 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