According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 31 percent of home fires between 2011 and 2015 were caused by fireplaces and chimneys, resulting in an estimated 262 million dollars in direct property damage each year. Dancing with fire requires adequate knowledge of fire safety tips.
Our homes may be getting smarter due to smart home technology, but they are still vulnerable to disasters like water leaks, flooding, and fires that can cause serious property damage. Fortunately, there are many smart home devices available that can help you protect your home from these disasters.
More fires start in the kitchen than any other room of the house, making it important to start here with fire prevention. Cooking is always the top cause of house fires and the damage that cooking and grease fires cause can be devastating. You must always make sure you are taking the proper fire safety precautions in the kitchen to help prevent fires. As part of fire prevention month, please review these fire safety tips to prevent kitchen fires.