Harris County, TX – The Harris County Fire Department is investigating a Cypress Station house fire that engulfed the front door. Before the fire could enter the house, the smoke alarm saved the family’s life.
Battle Creek, Michigan – A Battle Creek home fire killed a man and injured a woman. Police say it was arson and assault case. The suspect is taken into custody.
The U.S. Fire Administration reports – home fires have caused a total number of 1735 deaths, from January 1st to September 19th, in 2018. This includes all types of home fires.
House fire is one of the worst nightmares one can have. There are almost 4,500 home fires that the Fire and Rescue NSW registered. This does not include data that goes unreported each year.
Did you know there is a fire incident every 77 seconds in US? Home fire, in fact is a major cause of death and injury worldwide. However, it is preventable today.