OFM Public Education – July 2017

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

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in July
  • Average of 27 injuries
  • Average of 4 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking equipment, and cigarettes.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for July include barbecues, cottage fires, and forest fires.

Barbecue Safety
TSSA Tips for the Safe Use of Barbecues…

Smoking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety Info Sheet…

Cottage Safety
Cottage Fire Safety Tips…

Forest Fires
People having outdoor fires must follow strict guidelines under the Forest Fires Prevention Act of Ontario to ensure that their fires are properly managed.

Forest Fires Safety Information…

For more information about current forest fire danger and forest fire activity across the province visit Forest Fires.

Fireworks Safety
Fireworks Safety Tips…

Summer Fire Safety Tips
TSSA Top Tips for a Safer Summer
TSSA Summer Smart Handbook

Smoke Alarm Info Sheet
Smoke Alarm Information
Carbon Monoxide Information

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