More fires begin in the kitchen than any other room in the home. In fact, residential cooking is one of the leading causes of fire-related deaths.
Toronto Fire Services
Beat the silent killer: Prevent CO in your home
A working smoke alarm in the home gives you early warning of a fire.
Your babysitter's first priority should be your children's safety. Entrusting your children to the care of a babysitter is a major responsibility.
Children don't understand the danger of playing with matches and lighters. Learn how to help them understand and what to do if their clothes catch on fire.
Check your home for fire hazards. Know exactly what to do and where to go if there is a fire. Prepare by learning how to avoid injuries when cooking or smoking.
Knowing what to do in case of fire may save your life. Talk to family, friends, neighbours, and building supervisory staff about your special needs in an emergency.
Take the time to plan, prepare, protect and prevent: plan and prepare for a safe fireworks display.
The Shabbat (Sabbath) Fire Safety tips sheet includes messages on smoke alarms, escape planning and the warming of food. Particular attention is given to candles and how to use them safely during Shabbat.
Many tragic residential fires happen during the holidays each year; most can be prevented. To make it a happy holiday, follow these important fire safety tips.
Now that we're into the summer month's, the public is reminded that open air burning is not permitted within the City of Toronto unless approved by the Fire Prevention Division.