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Fire Safety for Children

One of the primary causes of residential fire deaths and injuries for children under 10 is playing with a heat source, which includes lighters and matches. Between 2010 and
2014, 398 fires in which fire involving play with matches or lighters was a contributing factor were reported by Tennessee fire departments. Fires resulting from play with matches or lighters caused 3 civilian deaths, 18 civilian injuries, 2 firefighter injuries and $3,808,918 million in property damage in that time.

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Preventing Scalds & Burns

8.1 Preventing Scalds and Burns in the Kitchen
8.1.1 Teach children that hot things burn.
8.1.2 Place objects so they cannot be pulled down or knocked over.

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Heating Hazards: Portable Heaters

Tennessee suffered 22 deaths from portable heater fires from 2010-2014. An average of 47 portable heating fires and $1.67 million dollars in property loss are reported each year in Tennessee.

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Contact Us

Fire Code Enforcement
120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37862
Fax 865.453.5518

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Fire Marshal JC Green
Office 865.868.1709