By Chris May

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Is your home at risk of burning down?

You might think it could never happen to you. But the statistics say otherwise.

One thousand home fires were reported across the country every day last year, claiming almost 2,400 lives. And we’ve found many are sparked by ordinary items that are in your house right now.

They’re in your kitchen, your garage, your basement – all potential flashpoints for disaster.

Tonight on CBS 3 Eyewitness News at 11, we’ll tell you the things you should stop doing now to protect your home from fire. And we’ll show you real life examples of what happens when things go wrong.

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