One person dies in a House Fire Every Week in Australia

September 4, 2019 (afac)

On average, more than one person dies in a house fire in Australia every week. The elderly, the young, those who live alone and those who experience disability or poverty are most vulnerable to house fires.

Residential fires cause more deaths each year than floods, storms and bushfires combined, and the rate has remained steady over the past decade.

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https://www.afac.com.au/auxiliary/publications/newsletter/article/research-opens-door-on-residential-fire-deaths?utm_source=AFAC+News+2018&utm_campaign=95548e6e9b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_03_11_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3989291b77-95548e6e9b-226066137

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