Home Fire Prevention

Category: Season 5


Bruce Trego

Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner

Bruce Trego has worked in multiple roles at the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) since 2002 — the most recent being Administrator of the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy in Lewistown. His affiliation with the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy began in 1980 when he became a Local Level Instructor and an Adjunct Instructor in 1993. He has been involved in the fire service for more than 40 years and has served as Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain and Assistant Chief in the Lewistown Fire Department.

More people die every year in home fires than in any other location. Each year senior citizens account for over 50% of the total fire deaths in Pennsylvania. The place where you should feel most secure — your own home — is often the most dangerous place as it relates to the ravages of fire. The Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) works to reduce home fire deaths by creating awareness about home fire dangers and sharing important fire prevention tips.  These few simple safety tips and precautions can prevent most fires from happening!

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