Fire Safety - Key Facts

Did you know...?
  • You're four times more likely to die in a fire if you don't have a smoke alarm that works
  • Around half of home fires are caused by cooking accidents
  • Two fires a day are started by candles
  • Every six days someone dies from a fire caused by a cigarette
  • About two fires a day are started by heaters
  • Faulty electrics (appliances, wiring and overloaded sockets) cause around 6,000 fires in the home across the country every year.