According to the National Fire Protection Association, local fire departments responded to 1.35 million fires in 2021. And unfortunately, these fires cause upwards of $16 billion in damages annually. The good news is that many of these fires can be prevented by simply being aware of fire hazards around your home or apartment.
Are you at home now? If so, take a look around and see if you can find any of these common fire hazards.
If you see any of these items, it is important to correct them immediately. Also, here are a few bonus home safety tips to help you prevent fires.
Don’t become a statistic. Be aware of fire safety hazards around your home and stay safe!