Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter. Winter fires can be prevented! The following video can help you maintain a fire-safe home this winter season.
|The above is an excerpt adapted from the article, “Winter Storm Fire Safety Outreach Materials.” For more information, please visit www.usfa.fema.gov.|