Get Out and Stay Out! There is no trinket box, photo album, or even family pet that’s worth you dying. The truth of the matter is: Smoke Inhalation is the most common cause of death in house fires.
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, “Winter home fires account for only 8% of the total number of fires in the U.S., but result in 30% of all fire deaths.” Injuring over 16,000 and killing more than 3,000 people each year, the most common causes of house fires can be truly devastating – and preventable.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), eight out of ten fire-related deaths take place in the home. While smoke detectors and residential sprinkler systems have made considerable strides in fire safety, if and when a fire occurs, you...