Monday - Causes
The most common dangers with portable generators are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, electrical shock, and fire hazards.
The peak months for home heating fires are December, January and February.
The top five days for home candle fires are Christmas, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Day, Halloween and December 23.
Smoking materials (i.e., cigarettes, cigars, pipes, etc.) are the leading cause of fire deaths in the United States.
Includes general cooking safety info, as well as tips for microwaves, cooking oil and turkey fryers.
Portions of this content reproduced from NFPA's Fire Prevention Week website, www.firepreventionweek.org. ©2011 NFPA.