Residential fires account for nearly 400,000 of the fires reported annually in the United States. On an average, fires in recent years have been the cause of more than 3,000 deaths and approximately 18,000 injuries. Most of these deaths and injuries occur in the home.
Many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented by following some simple home safety tips such as installing and maintaining smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, having a home escape plan and creating defensible space around your home to help prevent against the threat of wildfires.
The links below provide important information which will help make your home safer. If you need additional information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Reno Fire Department at 775-334-2300.