Practice Fire Safety All Year Long!
The threat of winter fires is real. Do you appreciate the severity and prevalence of winter fires?
- 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: National Fire Incident Reporting System 2009-2011
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
MAKE YOUR HOME FIRE SAFE BY PRACTICING FIRE SAFETY ALL YEAR LONG