5 Top Causes of Commercial Fires

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Common Causes of Fires in Commercial Buildings

Commercial fires happen more often than people realize. Understanding the main reasons for commercial fires can help prevent them. Here are the top 5 causes of these types of fires:

·         Cooking Equipment – Restaurants are not at the top of the list for this type of fire. It is, in fact, healthcare facilities.

·         Electrical & Lighting Equipment – Old wiring, faulty fuses, overloaded circuits, and more lead to electrical fires. It is the cause of 12% of the fires in offices.

·         Heating Equipment – Overheating furnaces, radiators, boilers, and other heating equipment can cause fires.

·         Smoking Materials – When cigarettes and other smoking materials are not disposed of properly, it can be hazardous.

·         Arson – Intentional fire is responsible for 36% of the fires that occur in educational institutions.

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