Put a Freeze on Winter Fires


Video: NFPA President Jim Pauley talks about the Put a Freeze on Winter Fires campaign. Read the news release.

Holiday decorations

Use care when decorating your home this holiday season. Nearly half of holiday decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source, while two out of every five home decoration fires are started by candles.


Video: NFPA offers fire safety tips and advice for safely decorating your home this holiday season, particularly when using candles.


Video: Christmas trees can be a potential fire hazard. NFPA offers tips and advice for safely placing and decorating them in the home, and shows how quickly a dried out Christmas tree can burn.

Candles

The top three days for home candle fires are Christmas, New Year's Day and Christmas Eve.


Video: NFPA's Lisa Braxton shares a few candle fire safety tips to consider.

Heating

Keep fire safety in mind when heating your home in the winter months ahead. December, January and February are the leading months for home heating fires. Overall, heating equipment is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires and home fire deaths.


Video: December, January and February are the leading months for home heating fires in the U.S. NFPA offers tips and advice for safely heating your home this winter.

Holiday cooking

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the leading day for cooking fires? In fact, there are three times as many fires on Thanksgiving Day as any other typical day of the year.


Video: NFPA's Lisa Braxton explains how a few simple safety tips can protect you and your family from a potentially devastating home fire.

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