Cooler Weather Brings Increased Threat of Home Fires
December 2, 2021
As temperatures decrease and Pennsylvanians enter “home heating season,” the American Red Cross urges citizens to familiarize themselves with home fire prevention steps to help keep everyone in the home safe and warm this winter.
Home fires are the nation’s most frequent disaster and tragically take seven lives every day in this country.
The Greater Pennsylvania Region responds to 30 percent more home fires in November through March than in warmer months. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires are most common in cooler months when people spend more time ins...