OFM Public Education – June 2019

What’s the risk in June?

  • 10% of annual loss fires occur in June
  • Average of 28 injuries
  • Average of 4 fatalities

Top ignition sources:

  • cooking equipment
  • electrical distribution equipment
  • cigarettes

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

June’s Fire Safety Concerns

  • barbecues
  • cottage fires
  • forest fires


Barbecue Safety
Smoking Fire Safety
Cottage Fire Safety
Electrical Fire Safety

OAFC Spring & Summer Safety Tips
TSSA Top Tips for A Safer Summer
TSSA Summer Smart Handbook

Cannabis Fire Safety:

Cannabis Fire Safety Info Sheet

June is Senior’s month!

Fire Safety and Older Adults
Questions to Ask when Considering a Facility for Seniors
Alzheimer Fire Safety Fact Sheet

Campground Fire Safety:
Smoke Alarms in RVs
CO Alarms in RVs

Open Air Burning:

As people cleanup your yards, just a reminder of the Open Air Burning Policies in the town of Mattawa.

Forest Fires:

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

Forest Fire Safety Information


Fire Safety Equipment


Plan Your Escape

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