Farm Fires - did you know?
Faulty electrical systems cause approximately 40 per cent of farm building fires with a determined cause, making it one of the leading known causes of farm fires.
What can you do?
Regular inspections and maintenance are key to reducing the risk of a fire. We recommend that you work with a professional to inspect and monitor your farm buildings.
Visit ontario.ca/preventfarmfires to find helpful resources, including:
Our Electrical Systems in Barns Factsheet that provides information on how an electrical system can start a fire, regulations and barn electrical maintenance practices.
For more information and to suggest a different fire prevention device, technology or program that could be listed on our website, contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre (AICC) at 1-877-424-1300 or email@example.com.
Visit ontario.ca/farmsafety for other resources and tips for keeping your farm safe.
For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300