There are many more fires in private homes in the month of december, so there is a good reason to keep a close eye on adventskrans and christmas decoration, so you avoid being a number in the statistics.
According to the agency put out the fire in an average of 557 fires in private homes in the month of december in the years 2011 to 2015. In the figures include, however, not all of the fires, as the danes turns off without calling the fire department.
Epinion has made a study and found out that about 60,000 danes each year experience a fire in their home, as they themselves get off. It is estimated the fires with, is that each year more than 6800 fires in the month of december - approx. 1300 more than the average.
There is very good reason to care. Read and see here, what you need to do.
Low adventskranse and decorations wisely. Set of candles, so they can't ignite the spruce and dry branches, when they burn down.
self-extinguishing light and lysmanchetter of tinfoil minimizes the risk that the candle ignites the spruce, the moss.m.m., when the candle burns down. Treat also adventskrans and christmas decoration with a fire retardant, which reduces the risk of fire. Fire retardants can be bought in diy stores. However, you must still have juledekorationen under the supervision.
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make Sure that your candle is not in the vicinity of the curtains and other easily flammable, which can blow or tip over into the light. Also make sure that small children, dogs and cats can't reach them. The use of evs. electric light in the place.
Be aware of food while you cook it, and also make sure to keep an eye on the oven and the pots to stand and simmer for a longer time. Keep an eye out as long as the oven or burner is turned on, and off it all when you leave the house.
If there's a fire in a pot or in a frying pan with burning grease, you must put the lid on the pot, if it is possible. You can also smother the fire with a fire blanket or use a dry powder extinguisher. Never use water to extinguish burning fat. Remember to turn off the hob.
A blomsterforstøver or a watering can with spreads is often enough to extinguish fires in adventskranse and christmas decorations.
A bucket of water is real good to extinguish the fire, if there is a fire. But there are also minibrandslukkere – we are testing here, whether they can extinguish a fire in a bålfad.
Be aware of what minibrandslukkeren can be used for. In the video here is used a fire extinguisher, which can NOT be used if there is a fire in the frituregryden. There are also spray cans designed to turn off the fire in the friture or electrical installations - always check before use.
have a bucket of water and a floor cloth ready next to the christmas tree, when you turn it. It can also have a two pound extinguisher. The most important thing is that you are prepared to extinguish the fire, if there should go the fire in your christmas tree.
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Keep the tree outdoors until it is to be used. Style it in a tree stand that can be filled with water. Check the water level daily and fill after.
If you want to use the candle on the christmas tree, you should choose a selvslukkervariant. Place the lights so there is no possibility that the spruce and ornaments is ignited. You can also choose electric lights.
make Sure that you have installed smoke alarms in your house. Check that they are fitted correctly and that they work.
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