Fire Safety

Electrical malfunctions and failures contribute to a large number of home structure fires each year. These fires can cause property damage, injury and sometimes civilian deaths. ESFI is committed to educating the public on fire-preventing electrical technologies, including those required by theNational Electrical Code.

Thanks to Funding provided through DHS/FEMA’s Grant Program Directorate Assistance to FireFighters Grant Program, we encourage you to use our free fire prevention resources, including our infographics, to increase fire and electrical safety awareness with your family, around your community, at your workplace, or in your school.

General Electrical Safety – Be sure you’re aware of the warning signs of overloads or potential wiring problems and know the Do’s and Don’ts of electrical safety.

Smoke Alarms – Learn about the right places to install smoke alarms and the ways to keep them working to help keep you and your family safe.

Fire Safety in the Kitchen – Electrical products in the kitchen can create hazards. Stay in the kitchen when cooking and make sure you know what to do to stay safe.

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