Holiday Fire Safety Tips From the Palo Alto Fire Department

Published on November 22, 2022

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In a new community update, the Palo Alto Fire Department recommends holiday (and everyday) safety tips for preventing house fires. During this hectic and festive time, it can be easy to overlook safety precautions. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, house fires in the winter account for 30% of all fire deaths and 23% of all fire injuries. Many of these deaths and injuries relate to cooking and candle-related fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

With the holidays around the corner, and everyone making plans to connect with family and friends, be safe Palo Alto! 

Read the update here