Safe-T-element® helps prevent cooking fires before they start. In the last decade, Ontario averaged 6,046* preventable home fires annually. The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall has identified cooking equipment as the major source of these fires and home fire injuries, with average losses of $23.1 million annually. The vast majority of these fires originate on the stovetop. In fact, 68% of all home cooking fires involve a cooking range, and more specifically, an electric range.