The information you need to keep your home and loved ones safe.
Early detection and warning of a fire from a smoke alarm and sprinklers can save your life. Having a working smoke alarm in your home will increase your chances of survival from a fire by more than 50%.
Cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Protect yourself, your family, and your neighborhood by practicing these prevention tips.
Always plug major appliances, like refrigerators, stoves, washers, and dryers, directly into a wall outlet.
Your home is where fires are most likely to happen. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to safely escape from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Planning and practice can help make the most of the time you have to escape.
Vapors from flammable and combustible liquids can ignite, causing a fire. Many common household products require additional attention when it comes to use, clean up, and storage.
Have electrical work performed by licensed professionals. Appliances and electrical cords should be certified by underwriters laboratory (U.L.).
Fire extinguishers are used to control or extinguish a small fire that is not growing rapidly.
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Honolulu Fire Department
Sheldon K. HaoFire Chief
Jason SamalaDeputy Fire Chief
636 South StreetHonolulu, HI 96813(808) 723-7139