OFM Public Education – September 2017

Fire Prevention Week – October 8 – 14, 2017!
Theme: Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!


Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week – November 1 – 7, 2017!


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

  • 7% of annual loss fires occur in September
  • Average of 32 injuries
  • Average of 3 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources include electrical distribution equipment, cooking, and cigarettes.

Fire Safety
Primary fire safety concerns for September include cooking, smoking, electrical fires, and farm fires.

Cooking Safety
Smoking Fire Safety
Electrical Fire Safety
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Information about Reducing the Risk of Fire on Your Farm
Additional information about farm fire safety


Fire Safety Equipment


Plan Your Escape