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Ignoring Your Home's Electrical System Can Be A Costly Mistake

Our lives literally depend on the safe use of electricity in our homes, and often safety hazards can go unnoticed or unseen. Even what homeowners might think of as a "minor" problem can lead to a devastating fire. In fact, electricity is a leading cause of home fires in the U.S.According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), each year fires that start in electrical systems or lighting equipment

  • damage more than 24, 000 homes

  • kill 320 people

  • injure 830 more

In addition, the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 50 people die every year from accidental electrocutions involving residential wiring, panel boards, circuit breakers, and outlets. Another 40 electrocutions each year involve household appliances that are connected to the wiring of homes.By making sure you have a thorough electrical inspection completed by a qualified electrician before buying, selling, or remodeling a home, you can help ensure your home's electrical system operates at the highest level of safety possible.

RETURN TO FIRE PREVENTION TIPS

 

We have a Certified Technician for Child Passenger Safety at Black Jack Fire Protection. Please bring your car seats to
House #3, 5675 N. Hwy 67, for a safety check and/or installation, or call 314-741-9905 and ask for Nancy.

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Black Jack Fire Protection District
5675 N. Highway 67 Florissant, MO 63034
House #3 Administration Building
(314) 741-9905

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