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Keep your home safe from fire

English | español

Jose Lamas, Financial Capability Educator

September 2016

Here is what you can do to keep you and your family safe from fire at home.

Electrical Fire Safety

For more information, see the U.S. Fire Administration’s (USFA’s) Electrical Fire Safety handout.

General Fire Safety

To make your home safer, follow this Fire Safety Checklist for Homeowners and Renters from USFA (en español: Lista para la prevención de incendios dirigida a los propietarios e inquilinos).


U.S. Department of Agriculture. (n.d.). Making your home safe from fire and carbon monoxide.

U.S. Fire Administration. (n.d.). Outreach materials and educational programs.

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