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Fire Prevention and Home Fire Safety for Seniors

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About 3,400 Americans die each year in fires and about 17,500 are injured. You can stop the fire before it starts. Use this fact sheet to learn how to prevent a fire in your home and know what to do if you have a fire.

Stop the fire before it starts:

Be prepared for a fire:

Visit www.usfa.fema.gov/50Plus to view the U.S. Fire Administration’s Fire Safety Campaign for Adults 50-Plus and to order campaign materials.