Home Fire Safety

  1. 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. Find safety tips to prevent injury from extension cords.

  2. Fire Place 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.

  3. Fire Sprinkler Systems for the Home

    Using quick response sprinklers and approved piping, homes can be built or even remodeled to include low-cost automatic sprinkler systems connected to the domestic water supply.

  4. Heating Safety

    Research suggests more than one-third of home fires in the United States occur during the winter months of December, January, and February. One of the reasons those months pose a magnified fire threat is due to increased use of heating sources, such as chimneys and wood stoves.

  5. Home Fire Grills

    Access safety tips for different types of grills.

  6. Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

    Find information about smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and what to do in the event one of them sounds.