6 Tips to protect pets from Household Fires
- Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015
Pet parents want to keep their furry loved ones safe in every situation. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently released a Pet Fire Safety tip sheet with advice on how to prevent pet-related fires.
According to NFPA, pets and wild animals play a part in starting 700 household fires each year. Roughly 75% of these fires are started by cooking equipment, fireplaces or chimneys, lighting or candles. In the event of a fire, NFPA also recommends including pets in fire evacuation plans.
Read below and click through to see all of NFPA's tips to prevent and keep pets safe from fire