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Fire Statistics

Smoke dectectors make a big difference, here are some statistics of fires:

  • Women are on the top rate that provide fire protection for the household. 60% of the time are women.
  • 95% of homes have at least one smoke alarm.
  • More than half of protected fire deaths occur in 5 percent of homes with no smoke alarms.
  • Cooking in the home is one of the major causes of residential fires.