New Study Finds Americans Uninformed About Fire Safety

BOSTON — A new national study reveals that for most Americans, home fires rank highest on the list of top disaster concerns, along with terrorist attacks and natural disasters.

However, the “2006 Fire Safety Census,” conducted by Liberty Mutual and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), reveals that despite the threat posed by home fires many Americans are dangerously negligent when it comes to taking fire precautions and are largely uninformed about what to do if a fire occurs. The telephone survey interviewed more than 1,000 Americans ages 25 and older. To read more about the survey results, along with a list of fire prevention and safety tips, visit

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