Common Factors Relating to Fires
Missing or disabled smoke detectors.
Impaired judgment from alcohol consumption.
Careless disposal of smoking materials.
Upholstered furniture fires on decks and porches.
Unattended cooking is the leading cause of residential fires.
FIRE FATALITIES were attributed to disabled smoke alarms, lack of sprinklers, electrical issues, careless disposal of trash, alcohol consumption and impaired judgement.