This week is Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9, 2021). Did you know that America’s fire death rate is one of the highest per capita in the industrialized world? Fire kills around 3k and injures approximately 20k people every year. And, believe it or not, the majority of deaths are in homes without a working smoke alarm. As we reported last week, if you have a smoke alarm that’s over than 10 years old, that means it’s time to replace it!
Kidde says understanding the best ways to protect your home and family or your business from fire should always be at the top of your to-do list. From selecting fire extinguishers and smoke alarms to knowing your state’s laws, fire safety 101 begins now. To that end, Kidde publishes a handy list of fire safety laws for all 50 states – Click here to view it.