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A Time to Act – Fire Prevention

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Deaths from fires and burns are one of the most common causes of unintentional injury deaths in the United States. There are several steps you can take to reduce the risk of fire-related injury and death in the home. These include installing and regularly testing smoke alarms and practicing a fire escape plan at least twice a year.

Fire prevention articles:

National Fire Prevention Association

Fire Safety and Prevention from the Red Cross

Photo source: public domain – Firefighters attacking a house fire. Location is 1411 Third Avenue in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States, seen about two hours before upload time; the residence was constructed in 1910.