OFM Public Education – December 2017


What’s the risk in December?
2006-2015 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management:

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in December
  • Average of 45 injuries
  • Average of 9 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking, and heating equipment.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for December include cooking, smoking, alcohol, heating equipment, electrical, holiday lighting and candles.


Enjoy A Fire Safe Holiday!

Holiday Fire Safety Info Sheet


Cooking Fire Safety

Cooking Fire Safety


Electrical Fire Safety

Electrical Fire Safety


Smoking FireSafety

Smoking Fire Safety


Heating Fire Safety

Heating Fire Safety


Detection

Fire Safety Equipment


Escape

Plan Your Escape

Kidde Recall of Fire Extinguishers

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) has made the Mattawa Fire Department aware of a recall of fire extinguishers manufactured by Kidde between March 2009 and February 2015.

Consumer inquiries should be immediately directed to contact Kidde at (855) 233-2882 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday (excluding holidays), or between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the weekend to determine whether their extinguishers are affected. They may also visit www.KiddeCanada.com.

Read Kidde Recall Notice.

OFM Public Education – October 2017


Fire Prevention Week – October 8 – 14, 2017!
 
Theme: Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!

 

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week – November 1 – 7, 2017!

 


What’s the risk in October?
2006-2015 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management:

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in October
  • Average of 39 injuries
  • Average of 6 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking, and heating equipment.

Hunting Fire Safety

Remember hunting fire safety!


Cooking Fire Safety

Cooking Fire Safety


Electrical Fire Safety

Electrical Fire Safety


Heating Fire Safety

Heating Fire Safety


Fall Fire Safety Tips

Tips for a Fire-safe Halloween

Autumn Fire Safety

TSSA Autumn Handbook

TSSA Autumn Cleanup Checklist


Detection

Fire Safety Equipment


Escape

Plan Your Escape