From the time a fire starts, you and your family may only have two minutes to escape safely. Planning ahead for fire safety can mean the difference between getting out and not making it. Talk with all household members about a fire escape plan and practice the plan twice per year.
Know that sixty percent of house fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarms. Working smoke alarms can reduce the chances of dying in a fire by almost fifty percent. Identifying and removing fire hazards from your home is also key to fire safety; this includes keeping heating elements a safe distance from flammable items such as drapes.Read More