Fire Prevention (continued)

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man lighting a cigarette by a no smoking sign.

Smoking in unauthorised areas

do not fall asleep with cigarette.

Never smoke in bed. Many people have died because they fell asleep while smoking.

do not leave oil soaked rags to spontaneously combust in a neglected corner.

Oil-soaked rags are often overlooked. They don’t look as if they could start a fire. But in fact, they can burst into flames by spontaneous ignition – without any other source of heat! Always store oily rags in a non-flammable container.

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