The place where you should feel most secure, your own home, is often the most dangerous place as it relates to the ravages of fire. In 2011, Fire Departments resonded to over 370,000 residential (home) structure fires...causing over
2,500 fire deaths...13,000 injuries and over $6.9 billion in direct damage.
The Office of the State Fire Commissioner bellieves that home fire deaths can be reduced by teaching peiople the basic facts about fire safety. This page containes some simple informaiton you can use as a homeowner or renter and it is important for you to understand fire and how it affects you and your families.
The following links offer specific home fire safety information.