Fire Prevention

News about the Fire Prevention Bureau

Fire Safety Checklist

Any "no" answer can be a hazard.

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Fireplace Safety

Fireplaces can be warm, cozy and romantic, but they can also destroy your home, your belongings, and your family! Consider these tips and rules to ensure safe enjoyment of your fireplace.

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Extension Cord Safety

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that approximately 2,200 injuries associated with extension cords are treated annually in hospital emergency departments. The CPSC also estimates about 5,000 residential fires originate from extension cords each year, killing 85 persons and injuring some 230 others.

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