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
Top ignition sources include cooking, heating equipment, and electrical distribution equipment.
Primary fire safety concerns for October include heating equipment, carbon monoxide, and cooking.
It’s Fire Prevention Week: October 7 – 13, 2018
“Look, Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”