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Fire in your home? Here could be the cause

4/6/2022 (Permalink)

There are multiple things that can cause a fire to start. Some of the causes are listed below.

  • Cooking
    • 48% of all fired are caused by cooking.
    • Remember to turn off source of heat.
    • Have a fire extinguisher on hand.
  • Candles
    • Never leave a candle unattended.
    • All materials should remain 12 inches away from all candles.
  • Heating
    • Do not put anything close to the heater.
    • Follow guidelines on how the heater can run.
  • Smoking
    • Never lay cigarettes, cigars, etc., down and forget about them.
    • Smoke outside to avoid any potential fires related to dropping or forgetting about them.
  • Electrical Fires
    • Make sure fireplaces and lighting are up to code and are safe.
    • Ensure alarms are replaced.

These are just some tips in order to prevent fires.  Others things to have in place in case of a fire is a route for you and your family.  Everyone in your family should know the rout and plan in place.  If you have the unfortunate event of a fire are your home or business, give SERVPRO of Bennington & Rutland Counties a call (802) 375-1500.

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