Home Fire Prevention

Most home fires can be prevented by establishing safe habits. Keeping matches and lighters away from children, supervising pets, picking up clutter and proper use of smoking materials are some of the ways you can keep your home safe.

Did you know cooking is the number one cause of home fires? By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires.

Electrical issues can be some of the most difficult to identify when it comes to fire prevention.

Heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths. By taking a few precautions, you can keep most heating fires from happening.

Find the resources you need to reduce our risk of fires during the holidays.

A woman laying on the floor with a child in front of her, rescued by a Valley Regional Fire Authority firefighter.

Fire Escape Planning

Be sure your family can get out quickly and safely in case of a fire in your home. Plan and practice your home fire escape. Use the guidelines below to help make sure your family is prepared.

Misuse of Fire by Children

Fire Stoppers Program

Children are often curious about fire, but the misuse of fire by children can lead to painful burn injuries, loss of property or worse. If your child has used fire inappropriately and you are looking for assistance with educating them on fire safety, please contact our Public Education Division to set up a free Fire Stoppers session.

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