Wildfire and Outdoor Fire Safety

Outdoor Fire Safety Create a safety zone of up to 100 feet around your home. Remove pine needles and dry leaves from around your home. Keep woodpiles at least 30 […]

Travel Fire Safety

Fire safety is not typically front of mind for most people when making travel plans, however, fires in hotels and motels are extremely common. Here is everything you need to […]

Smoking Fire Safety

Smoking materials, including cigarettes, pipes, and cigars, started an estimated 17,200 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2014. These fires caused 570 deaths, 1,140 injuries and $426 […]

Smoke Alarm Safety

Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, […]

Severe Weather and Fire Safety

The majority of the U.S. is at risk for severe weather, which can cause dangerous and sometimes life-threatening conditions. Snowstorms, extreme cold, hurricane force winds, torrential rains and flooding, and […]

Home Fire Recovery

A fire in a home can cause serious damage. The building and many of the things in your home may have been badly damaged by flames, heat, smoke and water. […]

Garage and Basement Fire Safety

Garage and basement fires can spread farther and cause more injuries and dollar loss than fires that start in other areas of your home. Here is everything you need to […]

Electrical Fire Safety

Electricity helps make our lives easier but there are times when we can take its power and its potential for fire-related hazards for granted.   Electrical malfunction is the leading cause […]

Clothes Dryer Fire Safety

In 2010-2014, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year. These fires resulted in annual losses estimated at 13 […]

Candle Fire Safety

From 2009-2013, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 9,300 home structure fires that were started by candles. These fires caused 86 deaths, 827 injuries and $374 million in direct […]