“In the U.S. someone dies from a home fire roughly every 134 minutes.”
Tip #1: If you have younger children, practice the stop, drop & roll method.
Tip #2: Always sleep with all bedroom doors closed, in the event of fire, it helps to hold back heat and smoke.
Tip #3: Purchase an ABC type extinguisher for extinguishing all types of fires.
Tip #4: Plan and practice an exit plan with your family including 2 ways out of your home.
Tip #5: Never leave home with a clothes dryer running.
Tip #6: With the upcoming holiday season, be careful not to overload
electrical outlets, extension cords and power strips.
Tip #7: Keep volatile chemicals separate from the home.
Tip #8: Check all wires and cords for damage and cover all unused electrical outlets.
Tip #9: Store matches and lighters out of the reach of children.
Tip #10: Install smoke alarms on every level of the home and have them tested monthly.