Heating fire safety outreach materials

Facts about home heating fires

Source: Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2010-2012) PDF 623 KB

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.

Videos

Portable heater fire safety

Up in Smoke: Keep heaters three feet away

Fireplace safety series

This series of seven videos describes the techniques to build an enjoyable and safe recreational fire in your home. It includes an overview on inspecting the fireplace, appropriate materials to burn, and how to control the fire to prevent unwanted accidents.

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Audio public service announcements

Up in Smoke: Keep heaters three feet away

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Free handouts

Focus on Fire Safety: heating your home safely
Download Heating Your Home Safely PDF 501 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

Stock photography

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Social media messages and images to share

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Twitter

Watch this short video to learn how you can prevent portable heater fires in your home this winter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AMQ1ASnmNU
Space heaters cause 1/3 of home heating fires & 4 out of 5 home heating fire deaths. #Safetytips at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/heating.html

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Facebook

Space heaters cause one-third of home heating fires and 4 out of 5 home heating fires deaths. Protect your family: if you're heating your home with a space heater this winter, take a few moments to review these safety tips from the U.S. Fire Administration https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/heating.html

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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.


Put a freeze on winter fires

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

Explore winter fire safety outreach materials

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