The National Fire Prevention Administration (NFPA) reported that in 2012, home structure fires caused 83% of the civilian fire deaths and 78% of the civilian fire injuries. They cite cooking as the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries, and smoking as the leading cause of home fire deaths for decades.
Home fires are preventable. The following websites provide a wide range of prevention measures you can implement to protect your home and family
Home Fire Prevention Tips
Home Safety Guides (Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC))