Around 1,800 outdoor fires occur across the United States every day. Some are small trash fires, while others are large brush fires that threaten homes and safety. Most are accidental and preventable. You can do your part by following the guideline established by your local fire agencies, listening to the levels of risk during the year and by teaching your family the basics of fire safety. Everyone should know what to do in case of fire. They should also know what to do to prevent a fire from happening.