More than 4,000 Americans die each year in fires and more than 20,000 are injured. Many of them might be alive today if they had only had the information they needed to avoid a disaster. The following life-saving tips could make a big difference:
Did you know?
- 82 percent of all fire deaths occur in the home.
- Having a working smoke alarm reduces one's chance of dying in a fire by nearly one-half.
- Nearly one-third of the residential fires and two-fifths of residential fire fatalities occur in homes with no smoke alarms.
Following these simple fire safety tips can boost survival rates dramatically:
Smoke Alarms Life-Saving Tips