House Fires: Did You Know.....

Cleveland, OH - Did you know that......

Every 30 minutes a house catches on fire.

170 people killed in Ohio fires in 2006.

$280 million in fire damages in 2005.

Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of fires.

There is a fire every 9 minutes.

Test smoke detectors each month.

Kitchens are the #1 place a fire starts in Ohio.

Replace smoke detector batteries twice a year.

Know two ways out from each room.

Create a fire escape plan and practice it.

Replace smoke detectors every ten years.

Inspect your chimney and central-heating system at least once a year.

Plug only one heat producing device into an electrical outlet.