Did you know…..
Cigarettes can smolder for hours?
Tips to avoid smoking related fires:
- Don’t smoke inside
- Discard smoking materials in a safe container
- Use a proper, deep ashtray that won’t tip easily
- Don’t smoke in bed.
- Don’t smoke if you’re tired, taking medications or if you are impaired.
- After a party, check indoor and outdoor furniture and cushions for smoldering cigarette butts.
Smoking is a leading cause of fire deaths.