Brockville Fire Department

360 Laurier Blvd.
Brockville ON K6V 7J6

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Phone: 613-498-1261

Call: 9-1-1

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Smoking Fire Safety

Smoking is the leading cause of fatal home fires in Ontario. Alcohol plays a factor is many smoking related fires. Follow these simple steps to help prevent a smoking fire.

  • Be alert when smoking. You will not be alert if you are sleepy, have consumed alcohol, drugs or medicine that makes your drowsy.
  • Never smoke in bed.
  • Use large, deep ashtrays that can’t be knocked over.
  • Empty ashes into a metal container and store outside.
  • Don’t extinguish cigarettes in plant pots.
  • Encourage smokers to smoke outside.