What is family fire?
Family fire is a shooting involving an improperly stored or misused gun in the home that results in death or injury. Unintentional shootings, suicide, and intentional shootings are all forms of family fire.
How do you prevent family fire?
Start with safe storage and keep your guns locked, unloaded, separate from ammunition. As your household changes over time, rethink how your gun storage might need to change along with your family circumstances.
You can help end family fire. Here's how:
Four simple actions - Act, Ask, Talk, and Learn - can prevent avoidable tragedies.
It's on us
Ending family fire is a community responsibility. The more we promote and practice safe gun storage, the safer we all will be.