OFM Public Education – May 2021

What’s the risk this month?

  • 10% of annual loss fires occur
  • Average of 42 injuries
  • Average of 5 fire 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
  • cooking
  • smoking
  • electrical fires


Barbecue Fire Safety
Cooking Fire Safety
Smoking Fire Safety
Electrical Fire Safety

Spring Fire Safety Tips

TSSA Spring Safe Booklet
TSSA Spring Home Safety Checklist
OAFC Spring & Summer Fire Safety Tips

Open Air Burning

As you begin your spring clean-ups and take the opportunity to enjoy outdoor fires, we ask that you be mindful of fire safety with Open Air Burning.


Fire Safety Equipment


Plan Your Escape

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