Heating fire safety outreach materials


Put a freeze on winter fires

Remind residents about safe heating with space heaters, wood stoves and fireplaces.

Heating is the second leading cause of home fires. WinterSafety

Facts about home heating fires

Source: Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2013-2015) PDF 713 KB

Digital media library

Here you’ll find social media content, pictographs, stock photos, videos and b-roll to increase awareness about how to prevent heating fires.

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make sure your portable heater has an auto shutoff

Outreach materials from the U.S. Fire Administration

Help increase awareness about dangerous home heating fires in your community with these messages and free materials.

Free handouts

Focus on Fire Safety: heating your home safely
Download Heating Your Home Safely PDF 192 KB and customize with your organization’s logo
heating fire safety handout - vertical version
Download: Heating Fire Safety and customize with your organization’s logo English PDF 245 KB | Spanish PDF 595 KB
heating fire safety handout - horizontal version
Download Heating Fire Safety PDF 196 KB and customize with your organization’s logo

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 electrical fires in your community.

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