Despite New Circumstances Caused by COVID19 the Key to Holiday Fire Safety is Consistent Action

The holiday season is well on its way, meaning more at-home festivities and cooking due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other than holiday cheer, this time of year also brings an increase in home structure fires, with Thanksgiving and Christmas consistently being the peak days for cooking fires. Also, nearly three times as many fires caused by candles are reported on Christmas than the daily…

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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