Fire Prevention Week – Thursday: Preparedness

2011 Fire prevention Week


Thursday – Preparedness

People with disabilities
Ensure that people with disabilities are included in safety planning.
Urban fire safety
Intentional fires or arson fires are highest in large cities.
Older adults
At age 65, people are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large.
Rural fire safety
The fire death rate of rural communities is roughly twice the rate of the rest of the United States.