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    Fire Safety

    •  Fire/burn/hot object were image: fireman fighting blazeone of the top injury-related emergency room visits for almost every age group of Marylanders in 2012. There were a total of 6,276 fire-related emergency room visits, 706 hospitalizations, and 41 deaths as a result of fire. From 2009-2013 there were 333 deaths as a result of a fire.1

     

    1. Maryland Department of Mental Health and Hygiene. (2012). Injuries in Maryland-2012 Statistics on Injury Related, Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Death. http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/ohpetup/Shared%20Documents/Injuries%20in%20Maryland%202012%20Statistics%20on%20Injury-related%20Emergency%20Department%20Visits,%20Hospitalizations%20and%20Death.pdf​

    Resources for consumers:

    The National Fire Protection Association has many great resources to help protect you and your loved ones from a fire. Click here for more information.