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There are several reasons of fire incidents in the home, school, industry and others place. Most of the fire happens for electric reason. Despite of this reason, there are many others also.
- Electrical causes
- Aerosol or other can
- Malpractice of hazardous chemical
- Gas eruption
- Burning stove
- Boiler eruption
- Flaming mosquito coil
- Abuse of gas cylinder
- Bad house keeping
What Is The Reason Of Fire?
44% of Electrical causes
25% from Cook room
10% for Smoking
6% from Dust
5% from open Light
3% from Graze
2% for Saboteurs
5% for other Reasons
History of World’s devastated Fire
The most devastated fire that occurred in the last few centuries:
The Fire of London
The famed ‘Great Fire of London’ started on Sunday 2nd September, 1666 during a Bakers Shop. The Baker forgets to put out the fire that he used to Bake Bread. Some fire wood was set alight and the fire began.
- The London’s Fire was happened in September 2, 1666.
- The Great London Fire has no reported death toll.
- It destroyed more than 13000 structures.
The Great Chicago Fire
The Chicago Fire took place on October 8, 1871. The Chicago Fire is probably the most devastated fire that occurred within the past hundred years in the world.
- Near about 300 people killed.
- More than 17,000 structures were destroyed (3.3 square miles)
- More than 1,00,000 residents became homeless.
The Great Hinckley Fire
The Great Hinckley Fire of Minnesota in September 1, 1894.
- It burned more than 250,000 acres.
- This disaster fire killed more than 400.
San Francisco Earthquake Fire
The Fire was happened in the morning on April 18, 1906.
- This disaster fire killed 3,000 people.
- It destroyed 3,00,000 structures.
Top 15 Fire Safety Tips To Protect Your Life, Property and Environment
- Talk with all family members about the fire escape plan and practice it.
- Make sure at least 18% of workers are trained in your factory.
- Install Smoke Alarms and Smoke Detectors on your home, school and workplace. Test Smoke alarms a monthly basis. If it’s not working properly, replace or change the batteries.
- Setup Extinguisher where required and remember The PASS method.
- Ensure all Electrical systems running well.
- Lighters and Matches keep away from children.
- Never Smoke inside.
- Keep important file, document and valuables things in a fireproof box.
- Keep Flammable materials at least 3ft away from heating and flames.
- Make sure your exits are free from objects.
- Smoke rises thus, once exiting a fire, keep low to the ground.
- If your clothes area unit on fire, STOP, DROP, and ROLL might save your life.
- 2 exits from each room in your house.
- Take care within the kitchen! If you need to leave, even for a brief time, put off the stove.
- Should the unthinkable happened, Get out and never go back inside for anything.