Cooking fire safety outreach materials

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Encourage home cooking fire safety in your community

These free materials are yours to use when educating citizens about home cooking fire safety. Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. You can help prevent cooking-related home fires in your community with these safety tips, social media messages, public service announcements, and handouts developed by USFA and other organizations.

Outreach materials from the U.S. Fire Administration

Statistics to share

Based on 2006-2010 annual averages:

Source: National Fire Protection Association

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Fire Is Everyone's Fight

Fire Is Everyone's Fight™ is a national effort led by the U.S. Fire Administration to lower the number of home fires and home fire injuries in America. The goal is to change how people think about fire and fire prevention using social marketing strategies to address the broadest possible audience. Prevention of cooking fires is a current focus area for Fire Is Everyone's Fight.

By registering to join Fire Is Everyone's Fight, you will receive free access to download a community outreach guide, educational presentations, handouts, social media messages, op-ed's and articles, public service announcements, customizable graphics, and much more.

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“Prevent Kitchen Fires” handouts

Public service announcements

Short, educational messages for safe home cooking to avoid fires and other burns.

Keep Things Away from Heat

Keep Kids Away from Cooking Areas

Prevent Scalds and Burns

Watch What You Heat

Know What to Do if There is a Fire

Social media messages

Copy and paste these messages to your social media accounts and ask your followers to share.


Cooking is the main cause of home fires and injuries. Learn how you can prevent cooking fires to keep your family safe! (Insert link to your organization’s website or USFA’s website.)


Fact: Cooking is one of the main causes of home fires and the main cause of fire injuries. You can prevent cooking fires! (Insert link to your organization’s website or USFA’s website.)

Stock photography

Use these free, high resolution photos to customize your materials and help spread the word in your community about home cooking fire safety.

Visit the cooking fire safety photo gallery

Widget to share on your website

Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange

The Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities. Visit the Exchange.

Outreach materials from other organizations

The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about home cooking fires in your community.

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