Winter Fire Safety Tips From the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

General Precautions
Following these tips can help make life safer year-round.

Heating the Home


Portable Heaters & Space Heaters

Wood & Coal Stoves

Carbon Monoxide

Electric Blankets

Cooking & Kitchen Safety

Holiday Lights
Wherever possible, decorate only with flame-retardant or noncombustible materials.


Electric Lights

Christmas Trees


Candles & Lights