OFM Public Education – August 2021


What’s the risk this month?

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

Top ignition sources:

  • cooking equipment
  • electrical distribution equipment
  • cigarettes

*2010-2019 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (injuries and fatalities above are for civilians only)


Fire Safety Concerns for this Month

  • barbecues
  • cottage fires
  • smoking-related fires
  • electrical fires

Prevention

Barbecue Fire Safety
Cottage Fire Safety
Smoking Fire Safety
Electrical Fire Safety

Summer Fire Safety Tips

TSSA Summer Smart Handbook
How serious injuries can occur with ethanol-fueled appliances


Detection

Fire Safety Equipment


Escape

Plan Your Escape


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