By: Jarrett Johnson + Jacob LeMere
Stats and/or Facts
- Smoke and toxic gases kill more people than flames do.
- About 5,000 people die every year in this country as the result of fire, and another 25,500 are injured.
- More than 2 million fires are reported each year. Many others go unreported, causing additional injuries and property loss.
- About 100 firefighters are killed annually in duty-related incidents.
- Careless smoking is the leading cause of fire deaths. Smoke detectors and smolder-resistant bedding and upholstered furniture are significant fire deterrents.
- Smoke detectors (check every 1 month)
- Have a bucket of water by your campfire
- Never leave a fire unattended
- Only smoke outside if you do smoke (which you should not (the effects are worse than what you gain))\
- Put grease fires out with the lid to the container/pot, not water
- Only you can prevent fires
Only you can prevent fires.
Fire Prevention and Safety Awareness