OFM Public Education – January 2019


What’s the risk in January?

  • 9% of annual loss fires occur in January
  • Average of 45 injuries
  • Average of 8 fire fatalities

Top ignition sources:

  • cooking equipment
  • heating equipment
  • electrical distribution equipment

*2008-2017 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (injuries and fatalities above are for civilians only)


January’s Fire Safety Concerns

  • cooking equipment
  • heating equipment
  • electrical distribution equipment
  • carbon monoxide

Prevention

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month!
Caregiver’s Guide to Fire Safety

Cooking Fire Safety
Heating Fire Safety
Electrical Fire Safety
TSSA Winter Wise Booklet
TSSA Winter Wise Brochure


Detection

Fire Safety Equipment


Escape

Plan Your Escape


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