Fire Safety in the Home

Wood Stove Safety

The winter heating season is upon us, so it is a good time to remind people of the dangers of wood-burning appliances. More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves, and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes.

Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fire risks when heating with wood and solid fuels. Read our wood stove safety message (PDF) for more information.

Christmas Tree Safety

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. Check out more information about Christmas tree safety (PDF).