Now a thousand Christmas lights are lit and the risk of residential fires increases

Published 1 Dec 2023

Statistics show that over 20,000 residential fires occur annually in Sweden. 85 percent of those who are seriously injured or killed in a fire do so at home. On December 1 every year, the Fire Protection Association and Swedish MSB, among others, mark "Fire Alarm Day" - an important day when the public is invited to test their fire alarms to check that they really work.

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