A fire can break out at any time of day or night and damage your home or a public building. Often the damage is catastrophic and the causes can vary widely.

  • overheating of electrical appliances
  • work that is dangerous to fire
  • faults in electricity
  • carelessness in the household
  • negligence in handling open fire

If a fire breaks out, you should react quickly and prudently. But never endanger your own life!

Many measures and behaviors can reduce the risk of fire in your environment.

Find out what precautions can be taken to prevent fires and how to behave correctly if a fire does break out.