People are at greater risk in the winter season when they cook holiday meals, display decorations, and may use unsafe heat sources. You can help prevent winter weather-related home fires in your community.
The threat of winter fires is real.
approximately 900 people die in winter home fires each year.
$2,091,000,000 in property loss occurs from winter home fires.
67 percent of winter fires occur in one- and two-family homes.
Cooking is the leading cause of all winter home fires.
5 to 8 p.m. is the most common time for winter home fires.
Source: National Fire Incident Reporting System 2009-2011 // U.S. Fire Administration.
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