National Fire Prevention Week

So important to be as prepared as possible when it comes to a fire.

SERVPRO of Cayce/ West Columbia and Lexington

In honor of National Fire Prevention week, we wanted to share facts about home fires! It could take one step to protect your family! 

Home Fires 

  • One home structure fire was reported every 85 seconds in 2010.
  • Most fatal fires kill one or two people.  In 2010, 19 home fires killed five or more people. These 19 fires resulted in 101 deaths.
  • In 2010, U.S. fire departments responded to 369,500 home structure fires. These fires caused 13,350 civilian injuries, 2,640 civilian deaths, and $6.9 billion in direct damage.

Escape planning

Escape Planning 

  • According to an NFPA survey, only one-third of Americans have both developed and practiced a home fire escape plan.
  • Almost three-quarters of Americans do have an escape plan; however, less than half actually practiced it.
  • One-third of Americans households who made and estimate they thought they would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their…

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