Cooking is, by far, the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries.
In 2021, fire departments in the United States responded to an estimated 170,000 home cooking fires. These fires caused an estimated 135 deaths, 3,000 injuries and over $494 million in property loss.
Did you know:
The leading factor contributing to ignition in nonconfined home cooking fires was
unattended equipment (37%).
Messages to share
Pictographs can help overcome literacy barriers by communicating messages with pictures. Our pictographs will help you to communicate cooking fire safety messages to high-risk populations.
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