Fires may not be at the forefront of your mind on a day-to-day basis, however, they are more common than you would expect, impacting hundreds of thousands of families each year. To give yourself one less thing to worry about, it’s a good idea to inspect your home for fire hazards and take necessary precautions to make your home as safe as possible.
Fires are always unexpected and can be incredibly dangerous, so it’s important for you and your family to know what to do if and when a blaze erupts in your home.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association, in 2013, 369,000 fires struck families across the U.S., 2,755 deaths occurred, and there was over $6.8 billion dollars worth of damage to property. That’s an alarming amount of tragedy, however, there are precautions you can take to help prevent fire disasters and protect your loved ones.