National Fire Prevention Week Fact #12
Propane Safety. U.S.fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 1,170 home structure fires involving LP-gas in 2003-2007. These fires resulted in 34 civilian deaths, 135 civilian injuries and $48 million in direct property damage.
Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment was the leading heat source for LP-gas home structure fires.
With your purchase of any fire safety item at Rankin’s this week, we’ll make a donation to the Knox County Fire Training Academy.