Practice Fire Safety All Year Long!

    The threat of summer time fires is real. Do you appreciate the severity and prevalence of what can happen during the coming summer months?

  • 60% of households have a gas grill, accounting for 8,800 home fires annually
  • 16,600 patients went to the hospital due to grill injuries in 2014
  • 10,500 people went to the emergency room from a fireworks injury in 2014
  • Outdoor fire places or fire pits cause 3,700 grass or brush fires annually
  • Patio heater and outdoor fire pit injuries tripled in the past six [6] years

Source: www.nfpa.org

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. ©2016 NFPA.
New Stanton Volunteer Fire Department
New Stanton Volunteer Fire Department Relief Association
Westmoreland County, PA
Station 25
MAKE YOUR HOME FIRE SAFE BY PRACTICING FIRE SAFETY ALL YEAR LONG