Posts Tagged: Electrical Fires

Common Contributors to Electrical Fires

Electrical fires are a common cause of household fires. In fact, electrical fires cause about 51,000 fires every year.  They are the third leading cause of home structures fires and many of them happen due to ignorance and neglect. There are several common causes of electrical fires: Old Appliances Many electrical fires are caused by… Read more »

Three Major Causes of Electrical Fires and How to Prevent Them

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According to Electrical Safety Foundation International, there are about 51,000 home electrical fires each year – resulting in more than 500 deaths and 1,400 injuries. Most commonly caused by the problems highlighted below, these fires can typically be avoided through simple safety measures. Outdated Appliances The majority of electrical fires can be attributed to outdated… Read more »