Public Education (Safety and Preparedness)

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Home Safety Tips

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), most unintentional injury-related deaths occur off the job. They often happen when least expected, such as during a vacation or while doing routine chores around the home. Please visit the NSC website for valuable information and resources to help you be better prepared and safety conscious.

Home Safety Surveys

Fire departments in the United States respond to an average of one house fire every 86 seconds. This was an astounding 358,500 house fires during the time period from 2011 through 2015. Annually, home fires cause an average of 12,300 injuries and 2,500 deaths, as well as a whopping $6.7 billion in property loss! Cooking equipment is the leading cause of home fires and the second leading cause of home fire deaths. Smoking is the leading cause of home fire deaths. Improper use of heating equipment is the second most common cause of home fire injuries.

Front Range Fire Rescue wants to help you stay safe in your homes so you don’t have to suffer a fire loss. Use one of these simple checklists to walk through your home and make sure everything is in good condition to keep you and your loved ones safe.

Home Fire and Life Safety Self-Evaluation

Interactive Home Fire Safety Information