Home Fire Safety

More people die every year in home fires than in any other occupancy.

The place where you should feel most secure, your own home, is often the most dangerous place as it relates to the ravages of fire.

In 2009, over 3,000 Americans died in fires and over 17,000 injuries were reported.  Of those deaths and injuries, more than 2,500 fire deaths and 13,000 injuries were repored in residential (home) structure fires. 

The Office of the State Fire Commissioner bellieves that home fire deaths can be reduced by teaching people the basic facts about fire safety.  This page containes some simple informaiton you can use as a homeowner or renter and it is important for you to understand fire and how it affects you and your families.