Home Fire Safety & Prevention Tips

Preventing house fires and fire-related injuries from cooking mishaps is on the front burner for National Fire Prevention Week.

Based on the most recent statistics available, kitchen fires, with unattended cooking being the key factor, account for over 400 deaths, 5,000 injuries and $993 million in property damage a year, so follow these fire safety tips and safe cooking practices:

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Top Types of Fires

Fire safety is about awareness and preparation. Remember the fire safety tips above and be mindful of the top types of fires based on our claims data:

Cooking      2,190
Electrical system      1,731
Cause unknown      1,425
Appliance        743
Wood burning fireplace        656

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