Prevent College Dorm Fires
Did you know that seventy-two percent of dorm fires are caused by cooking equipment? Other dormroom fires are the result of faulty space heaters, but safety experts say that, overall, fires at college dormitories are on the rise. That being said, tell your college kids that cooking up a pot of dormroom mac and cheese can be really unsafe, and should be made in the dorm's kitchen area. Share with your children the following fire prevention tips from the National Fire Protection Association.
Find related tips at the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission