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10 Tips on Pet Fire Safety

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House fires can be a traumatic experience for homeowners and pets alike. Here’s how pet owners can learn safety measures to protect their furry family members safe in the event of a fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by house fires. Interestingly, they are also responsible for starting 1,000 fires each year.

Fire Safety For Pets

For that reason, it’s important to know how to prevent pets from starting fires, as well as how to protect them from fires. We have compiled the following fire safety guidelines to safeguard your beloved pet against the dangers of house fires. 


Unfortunately, disaster can still strike. For that reason, pet owners should always be prepared in the event of a fire. Your pet safety matters and pets cannot survive on their own during an emergency so it’s up to you to keep them safe. Discuss with your family who will be in charge of rescuing your pet in the event of a fire. Planning and practicing fire drills will help the family remain calm and help ensure that your pets are not forgotten during a chaotic evacuation.


These helpful tips can ensure your peace of mind when it comes to protecting your pet from house fires. More emergency preparedness tips for pets can be found in This Article and for a list of items for a pet emergency kit Click Here.

For any fire emergencies or clean up you may have, we can handle kitchen or electrical fire clean up. Contact the PuroClean professionals for immediate fire and smoke damage restoration. We are available 24/7 to assist you. To connect with the Stevens Point PuroClean office, please call (715) 321-2526. 

Last edited on 25th of July 2022