Is there any good info out there about fire safety with self-hosting?

Fire brigades tend to advise unplugging electrical equipment when you go to bed, so that nothing starts burning when you're asleep.

A server by its nature would never be unplugged, so this seems to be a possible fire risk?

(I know we all want privacy, but a fire in your home would not be a good price to pay for it.)


I was trying to poke around for info on this, but was difficult to find anything definitive.

For example, this thread on Reddit includes a response from someone who says they are a firefighter with IT experience:

If what they say is accurate, it sounds like self-hosting makes more sense if you can put the server in a non-residential building like a shed, where lives won't be lost if the worst happens?

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