Severe Storms - Safety Factsheet
A wide range of natural disasters occurs within the United States every year. Natural disasters can have a devastating effect on you and your home. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's U.S. Fire Administration encourages you to use the following safety tips to help protect yourself, your family and your home from the potential threat of fire during or after a tornado or hurricane. You can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a fire casualty by being able to identify potential hazards and following the outlined safety tips.
Some types of fire related hazards present during and after a tornado or hurricane
Kerosene heaters may not be legal in your area and should only be used where approved by authorities.