With the summer season coming in, the reports on fire outbreak are seen on social media.
The reasons for causing fire are different from lighted mosquito-coils to electric short-circuit and negligence for using an electrical appliance.
Electrical fires involving cooking food and the misuse of electrical appliances were reported in our country every year.
Meanwhile, faulty appliances are a big danger for fire outbreaks even in the developed countries today. A survey has shown that accidental electrical fires in the kitchen were caused by misuse and fires caused by electrical appliances are due to negligence.
Hence, the fires in our country are alerted the people to improve their behaviour when they use electrical appliances.
About 90 per cent of all appliance misuse fires that occurred in the kitchen, in homes and buildings has made it the clear ‘danger zone’ for electrical safety in the homes.
The moderni-zation of technology and techniques leads to a large increase in the use of electricity. Electricity supply is available not only in big cities but also in rural areas.
The modernization of technology and techniques leads to a large increase in the use of electricity. Electricity supply is available not only in big cities but also in rural areas. People tend to use electrical appliances such as washing machines, dishwashers and other kitchenware. Electricity can become a friend or foe depending on the type of its use.
When we use electrical appliances, we are also responsible to prevent fire by following fire safety guidelines.
Those who use fire recklessly or carelessly, thereby setting fire to flammable materials and actions will be taken against them according to Section 285, Criminal Law. Those who use the electricity are responsible for negligence and careless use of electricity, therefore tough actions will be taken against them.
Section 285, Criminal Law was promulgated to take against those who have committed arson. In accordance with this Section, tough actions will be taken against those who have committed arson inadvertently or carelessly. They are liable to a heavy fine and could be sentenced to three-year imprisonment for arson.
According to the motto: “Avoid the danger of fire before being caught by it.” Therefore, people from all walks of life are sincerely urged to avoid the danger of fire by using it cautiously.