It is that time of the year again as we spring forward and change the clocks this Sunday. As we do, please remember to change the batteries in you smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Home fires are more likely to occur:
When you are asleep
Between hours of 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.
The fire problem in the United States
• 81% of fire deaths occur in the home
• Each year:
– 365,500 home fires reported
– 2,560 deaths
– 13,275 injuries
– $6.6 billion in property loss