Video: These Bad Habits Could Burn Down Your House

We're here to tell you, your bad behavior is not worth the risk.


You know the basics of fire safety: Check the fire extinguisher, douse a grease fire with baking soda, never leave an open flame unattended, and, in an emergency, stop, drop and roll. Even if you’re following the cardinal rules of fire prevention, some common and seemingly minor mistakes could be putting you and your home at risk, from the way you do your laundry to your late-night Netflix binges. Watch and learn about the ways you might be unknowingly inviting disaster, then make some changes to your behavior before the unthinkable occurs.

For more home safety tips, consider:

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