October is almost over but the risk for home fires increases as the temperatures drop. To finish out October we want to examine your preparedness.
Did you know?
- On average, 7 people die every day from a home fire
- On average, 36 people suffer injuries as a result of home fires every day
- Over $7 billion in property damage occurs every year from home fires
Families can take 3 easy steps to increase their chances of surviving a home fire:
For helpful tips on how to develop your escape plan and other fire safety information visit the Red Cross webpage at: http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/prevent-home-fires.
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