What’s the risk in May?
- 10% of annual loss fires occur in May
- Average of 39 injuries
- Average of 5 fatalities
Top ignition sources:
- cooking 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)
May’s Fire Safety Concerns
- cottage fires
- electrical fires
Open Air Burning:
As people begin spring cleanups, just a reminder of the Open Air Burning Policies in the town of Mattawa.
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