Fire Prevention

Fire Facts
  • Generally, December, January and February are the deadliest months for fires.
  • In recent years, the top 3 days for home fires were New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
  • Cooking and heating are the leading causes of home fires in the months of December through February.
  • Home candle fires occur at nearly twice the rate in December as throughout the rest of the year, at least in part because of holiday decorations and rituals.
Safety Brochures
5 children sitting in the bed of a Fire Department truck