How Burns Happen

Small Children

  • Playing with matches
  • Climbing on the stove
  • Pulling on pot handles and electric cords
  • Falling against an open heater

Older Children

  • Throwing gasoline on an open fire
  • Igniting sleeves over a stove burner
  • Refilling a hot or running lawn mower
  • Using fire in a tent


  • Falling asleep while smoking
  • Setting clothes on fire with matches or over a stove burner

Remember: Stop, Drop, and Roll!