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January and February are among the leading months for U.S. home fires, and cooking, heating, Carbon Monoxide and candles all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months. NFPA and USFA’s Put a Freeze on Winter Fires campaign has the resources you need, including statistics, tip sheets, videos and more, to assist you in your winter fire safety coverage.