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A Whole Community Approach to PreparednessIT’S A DISASTER! ...and what are YOU gonna do about it? is a unique customizable disaster preparedness and basic first aid manual for agencies, businesses, volunteers, nonprofits and others to help whole communities prepare for the unexpected.

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  • One and Two-Family Residential Building Basement Fires (2010-2012): From 2010-2012 an estimated 6,500 one and two-family residential building fires originated in basements were reported annually by U. S. fire departments. These fires caused and estimated 65 deaths, 400 injuries and $278 million in property damage each year. Basement fires accounted for about 3 percent of all one and two-family residential building fires reported to the National Fire Incidnet Reporting System.

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    • The leading reported causes of one- and two-family residential building basement fires were “electrical malfunction” (19 percent); “heating” (14 percent); “appliances” (12 percent); and “other unintentional, careless” actions (12 percent).
    • January (12 percent) was the peak month for these fires, followed by December (10 percent) and February (10 percent).
    • Electrical arcing was the most common heat source in basement fires (19 percent).
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