University of Southern Indiana

Common Fire Hazards

List of Common Fire Hazards

  • Arson
  • Cooking
  • Smoking materials
  • Open flame (i.e., candles/incense)
  • Electrical (wiring, appliances and equipment) hazards
  • Residential furnishings
  • Accumulation of combustible materials
  • Improper handling and storage of combustible/flammable liquids
  • Use of Halogen lamps
  • Space heaters
  • Hot work hazards (i.e., cutting, welding)

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