Cooking & Appliance Safety

Fast Facts

  • The leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires is failure to clean them
  • Cooking is the number one cause of residential fires in Ontario
  • Cooking fires account for 22% of all home fires.
  • Cooking left unattended is the cause of 52% of all cooking fires.
  • Stovetop fires account for 71% of all cooking fires.

Cooking & Appliance Safety Pub Ed Resources

Dryer Vent (DV)

 DV Resources

Drinking & Cooking (D&C)

 D&C Resources

Don’t Get Burned (DGB)


DGB Resources

DGB Fact Sheet