Disaster management warns you to take extra care to avoid home fires during the holiday season.
The main causes of home fires are the incorrect use of heating equipments, smoking and electrical short circuits.
Advent candles also represent a high risk. Studies show that the majority of home fires are due to some form of human activity, in many cases negligence.
Since the beginning of the use of heating systems, there were 24 fatalities during this year, and sixty people were injured. Most of the time the firefighters were called in the: capital, Pest, Borsod, Hajdú-Bihar, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok and Bács-Kiskun coutry.