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Causes of Fires in the Home Causes of Fires in the Home

Carelessness causes most fires in the home. Does your home pass this checklist?

  1. Chimney Fire - can break out when too hot a fire is kindled in the furnace.
  2. Attic Fire - can start when an overheated chimney ignites materials stored in an attic.
  3. Fire Can Blaze Up in Paint Cans - if they are stored in warm basements.
  4. Fire From Hot Ashes - can flare up when they are stored in an improper container.
  5. Fire on a Workbench - can start if a connected soldering iron or wood burning tip is left untended.
  6. Fire in a Closet - can begin when overloaded fuse box ignites clothes or rags.
  7. Fire in Waste Paper - can begin if trash is stored carelessly in a basement.
  8. Fire from Poor Wiring - in an appliance or wall can quickly spread to nearby curtains.
  9. Fire in a Chair - can start when a careless smoker drops hot ashes.
  10. Flashback Fire - starts when cleaning fluid fumes from a sink reach the furnace.
  11. Closet Fires - can start when spontaneous combustion sets rags or mops on fire.
  12. Fire in a Grease pan or Deep Fryer - on a stove can ignite nearby curtains.
  13. Fire in a Wastebasket - can flare up if hot cigarette ashes are emptied into it.
  14. Curtains or Furniture Can be Set Ablaze - by a child playing with matches.
  15. Fire in Bedding - can happen when a careless smoker falls asleep in bed.

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