OFM Public Education – June 2017

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

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in June
  • 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 June include barbecues, cottage fires, and forest.

June is Seniors’ Month !!
Personal support workers in Mattawa can use this resource to help ensure that their clients’ homes are fire safe.

Barbecue Safety
TSSA Tips for the Safe Use of Barbecues…

Smoking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety Info Sheet…

Cottage Safety
Cottage Fire Safety Tips…

Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety Tips…
Electrical Safety Info Sheet…

Open Air Burning
Town of Mattawa Open Air Burning Rules

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.

Spring/Summer Fire Safety Tips
OAFC Spring and 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