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Common causes of residential and commercial fires

Posted on December 31, 2014 10:42 am under Premises Liability

Every year, thousands of lives are lost because of fires. Fire incidents are highly preventable if property owners ensure that their establishment adheres to the federal and local fire codes. Unfortunately, some property owners choose to cut corners to save money, which places their occupants at greater risk of fire injury and death.

The U.S. Fire Administration listed the topmost causes of residential and commercial fires in the U.S. Among them are:

  1. Cooking
  2. Heating
  3. Carelessness
  4. Electrical malfunction, such as short circuits
  5. Intentional fire setting

At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, we help Milwaukee residents who have been injured in a fire incident see if the accident they have been involved in has resulted from a property owner’s negligence, and help them file for a legal claim if appropriate. To enlist the help of a qualified and experienced premise liability lawyer, call our office at (414) 271-0900 today.