The winter months see the highest amount of house fires each year, particularly as candles and electrical lights are used to celebrate the lead-up to Christmas. To keep ourselves, our loved ones and our homes safe, we should all be aware of fire risks and how to reduce them.
Below, we’ve listed the most common causes of house fires so you can know what to look out for:
For more advice on staying fire safe in your home, click here.
You can also learn more about reducing the risks of fire by visiting Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service's website.