The CFA reveals top causes of preventable house fires

Data released for District 18

The CFA reveals top causes of preventable house fires

The CFA has released new data this week, showcasing the top factors for preventable house fires across Victoria in 2017.

 

Electrical and heating fires continue to be the largest cause of preventable house fires in District 18.

 

Last year, 33 house fires in and around Mildura, Swan Hill, Ouyen and Robinvale were classed as preventable.

 

 

The blazes causing over 1.4 million dollars worth of damage.

 

It's the eighth highest damage bill per district for the last year.

 

Approximately 9 incidents were caused by electrical items, 4 due to heating and 3 due for cooking related origins.

 

To see the CFA's Home Fire Safety Checklist, click the link below!

 

 

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