What’s the risk in August?
2006-2015 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management:
- 8% of annual loss fires occur in August
- Average of 34 injuries
- Average of 5 fatalities
- Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking equipment, and cigarettes.
Primary fire safety concerns for August include barbecues, smoking, cottage fires, and electrical fires.
TSSA Tips for the Safe Use of Barbecues…
Smoking Fire Safety Info Sheet…
Cottage Fire Safety Tips…
Fireworks Safety Tips…
Safe Student Accommodations
College and university students will soon be heading to school and living on their own – in many cases for the first time. Knowfire.ca has resources and information about fire safety for college and university students.
Safe Student Accommodations Info Sheet…