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The Metro West Fire Protection District offers free fire and life safety presentations designed specifically for the needs of older adults. We also offer training and emergency preparedness for those who care for our seniors in homes, and long term care facilities.
 
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Fire Safety Presentations
The Metro West Fire Protection District offers free fire and life safety presentations designed specifically for the needs of older adults. We also offer training and emergency preparedness for those who care for our seniors in homes, and long term care facilities.
 
To learn more click here or to schedule a presentation call 636-458-2100 or contact us by Email at


 Seniors Most Susceptible to Fire Death Says US Fire Administration Minimize

The fire death rate among people over the age of 65 is twice as high as the national average, according to the United States Fire Administration (USFA).  In addition, the fire death rate among people between ages 75 and 85 is three times the national average and after age 85, it increases to four times the national average. 
 
These statistics are especially alarming when researchers estimate that by 2030, the 65 and older population will exceed 70 million people.
 
Adults 65 years and older can reduce their fire death rate by changing five major fire safety habits: 

 

The fire death rate among people over the age of 65 is twice as high as the national average, according to the United States Fire Administration (USFA).  In addition, the fire death rate among people between ages 75 and 85 is three times the national average and after age 85, it increases to four times the national average. 
 
These statistics are especially alarming when researchers estimate that by 2030, the 65 and older population will exceed 70 million people.
 
Adults 65 years and older can reduce their fire death rate by changing five major fire safety habits: 

 


  

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