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Do Fire Accidents Increase Around Halloween?

It's no secret that All Hallow’s Eve, also known as Halloween, is a fun and spooky holiday—that’s why we all love it so much! But what you may not know is that it can also be a dangerous one if the proper care and attention are not taken. Read on to learn more about fires and Halloween.

Fires Increase Around Halloweentime

According to the United States Fire Administration (FEMA), accidental fires increase around Halloween each year. In fact, from 2017 to 2019, there were about 9,200 fires reported during the 3-day period surrounding the holiday.

If you're planning on celebrating Halloween this year, be sure to take precautions to help keep yourself and your family safe!

Tips to Help Keep Yourself and Your Family Safe This Halloween

Here are a few tips to help keep yourself and your family safe from fires this Halloween season:

  • Make sure your jack-o'-lanterns are placed away from flammable materials like curtains or furniture.
  • Keep an eye on candles, and make sure they're extinguished before you go to bed or leave the house.
  • Keep exits clear of obstacles so you can easily get out in case of an emergency.

By following these simple safety tips, you can help ensure that your Halloween is fun and safe for everyone involved! Happy haunting!

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