Between 75% and 90% of all residential fire deaths could have been
prevented by the use of smoke detector and residential sprinkler
Fire Facts From the National Fire Safety Council, Inc.:
80% of fire deaths happen in the home.
50% of fires did not have a working smoke detector
60-70% of fires are started intentionally by juveniles
3 kids die everyday due to playing with lighters/matches
Create an Evacuation Plan
Fires can happen anywhere. A fire in a large building creates an
enormous risk to everyone. Other reasons for evacuating buildings
include natural gas leaks, earthquakes, hazardous material spills and
storms. Knowing what to do is the key to surviving a fire emergency.
Conducting regular fire drills will give you the knowledge and
confidence to escape a fire safely. There are two steps for a good
evacuation program - Planning and Practice.