Fire causes & risks
We can all help make the world a safer place by learning more about how and why fires start. We offer countless consumer-friendly safety tips on a wide range of timely and important topics - everything you need to know to keep you, your family, and your neighbors safe from fire and related hazards.
With proper preparedness, you can help keep your family safe from fire. Two easy steps you can take are: Testing the smoke alarms in your house, and creating and practicing a fire escape plan. Here you will find tips on everything from safety in living and entertainment spaces to pet wildfire evacuation.
If you’re a teacher or safety educator, you’ve come to the right place for high-quality, free resources: downloadable educational programs, lesson plans, tip sheets, videos, and more. Strategies are integrated throughout our programs to reach those at highest risk including young children, older adults, people in low-income communities, and people with disabilities.