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Causes Of Fire :
Appliances & Equipment
Cooking; heating; washing machines & dryers; air conditioners and fans; and more.
Arson and juvenile firesetting
Children playing with fire and intentional fires.
Causes and trends in home fires involving candles, candle fire frequency in other occupancies, and selected published incident descriptions
Chemical And Gases
Natural gas and LP-gas home and non-home fires; spontaneous combustion.
Includes home structure fires involving electrical distribution or lighting equipment
Includes injury patterns and trends, including shares by type of fireworks, based on reports to hospital emergency rooms
Christmas trees, holiday lights and decorations.
Mattresses, bedding and upholstered furniture
Lightning Fires And Lightning Strikes
Information on incident type, and when and where the incidents occurred.
Fires involving smoking materials (i.e., tobacco products), including data from other countries, and what materials are most often ignited
The top three days for home candle fires are New year’s Day, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Includes general cooking safety info, as well as tips for microwaves, cooking oil and turkey fryers.
Electrical Safety in the home with circuit interrupters
The peak months for home heating fires are December, January and February.
Smoking materials (i.e., cigarettes, cigars, pipes, etc.) are the leading cause of fire deaths in the United States.
Dryers And Washing Machines
The leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires is failure to clean them.
Scald burns can be caused by any hot liquid, fluid, or vapor, including hot tap water, overheated beverages, steam, and hot oil.
The fuel, device and open flame from these products can be dangerous.
Useful for CBSE, ICSE, NCERT & International Students
Grade : 5
Subject : Evs
Lesson : First aid & Health care
Topic: Causes Of Fire
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