Prevent Fires While Spending More Time at Home

Each year, electrical malfunctions account for 35,000 home fires causing over 1,130 injuries, 500 deaths, and $1.4 billion in property damage. Many older homes can’t handle the demands of today’s electrical appliances and devices. To prevent the deadly and damaging effects of a residential fire, be sure to avoid electrical hazards while working or attending school from home, ensure your home has working smoke alarms, and install proper safety devices.

Find ESFI’s article in USA TODAY or read it here.