Colder winter weather increases the likelihood of heating related fires. These fires are the second leading cause of fire deaths among older adults (ages 65+). This high-quality 60-second public service announcement provides safety tips to help older adults prevent home heating fires.

These program resources were developed with funds provided by a FY 2011 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of a multi-generational fire safety awareness campaign, which encourages family members of all ages to work together to identify and correct potential home fire hazards.