Smoking&HomeFires:Acampaigntopreventthe#1causeofhomefiredeaths. If you smoke, Put It Out. All the Way. Every Time."
Maybe your community was struck by a home fire that was caused by cigarettes or other smoking materials. Or perhaps your community has been lucky enough to avoid such a tragedy. The Smoking & Home Fires Campaign by the U.S. Fire Administration works to educate people about how they can prevent home fire deaths and injuries caused by smoking materials. Our key message is: "If you smoke, Put It Out. All the Way. Every Time."
Fires caused by smoking materials affect not only the smoker, but non-smokers as well. Did you know that one-in-four people killed in home fires is not the smoker whose cigarette caused the fire.
Thirty-four percent were children of the smokers.
Twenty-five percent were neighbors or friends of the smokers.
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