OFM Public Education – April 2017

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

  • 9% of annual loss fires occur in April
  • Average of 42 injuries
  • Average of 6 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include heating equipment, cooking equipment, and cigarettes.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for April include cooking, smoking, heating equipment. Resources have been identified later in this news item.

Heating Safety
Heating Fire Safety Info Sheet…

Cooking Safety
Cooking Fire Safety Info Sheet…

Smoking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety Info Sheet…

Spring Fire Safety Tips
OAFC Spring and Summer Fire Safety Tips
TSSA Spring Safe Handbook
TSSA Spring Home Safety Checklist

Smoke Alarm Info Sheet
Smoke Alarm Information
Carbon Monoxide Information

Escape Planning Info Sheet
Home Fire Escape Planning Tips
Plan Your Escape Info Card