According to the National Fire Protection Association in 2015, there were 1,345,500 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,280 deaths, 15,700 injuries, and $14.3 billion in property damage. Most home fires can be avoided by taking precautions and keeping up with regular cleaning and maintenance checks. Here are 11 tips on protecting your property from going up in flames.
- Make sure the stove is always off and keep children away from active cooking areas.
- Soak cigarette butts in ...