Home fires are America’s biggest disaster threat. On average, every day 7 people die from home fires, 36 people suffer injuries resulting from home fires, and over $19,179,000 in property damage is caused by house fires.
Add it up. 2555 people die a year, 13,140 more than that are injured a year, and over $7 billion dollars in property damage occurs every year from house fires alone. That’s a lot of lives, and a lot of money.
However, there are some things that you can tell your insureds to do. Click here for some tips from the America Red Cross on how to prevent house fires. The links on this site direct you to different documents you can pass out to your insureds to help them maintain safety in their home.