Smoking is the leading cause of home fire deaths.
What you can do
- Use a sturdy ashtray and set it on a hard surface
- Put it out, all the way, every time! Make sure cigarettes and other smoking materials are all the way out.
- Don't discard cigarettes in vegetation such as mulch, potted plants or landscaping, peat moss, dried grasses, leaves etc.
- Learn more at the National Fire Protection Association's website.