OFM Public Education – October 2018

What’s the risk in October?

2007-2016 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (injuries and fatalities are for civilians only):

  • 8% of annual loss fires occur in October
  • Average of 38 injuries
  • Average of 5 fatalities

Fire Safety
Top ignition sources include cooking, heating equipment, and electrical distribution equipment.

Cooking Fire Safety
Heating Equipment
Electrical Fire Safety

Primary fire safety concerns for October include heating equipment, carbon monoxide, and cooking.

Halloween Safety Tips
Autumn Fire Safety Tips
TSSA Autumn Watch Booklet
TSSA Autumn Checklist


It’s Fire Prevention Week: October 7 – 13, 2018
“Look, Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”


Fire Safety Equipment


Plan Your Escape