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Home Fire Escape Plan
1. Draw a floor plan of your home, showing two ways out of each room, including
2. Practice the escape plan at least twice a year, making sure that everyone is involved
from kids to grandparents. If there are infants or family members with mobility
limitations, make sure that someone is assigned to assist them.
3. Agree on an outside meeting place where everyone can meet after they've escaped.
Remember to get out first, then call for help. Never go back inside until the fire
department gives the OK.
Reduce the risk of fire in your home
To keep your family and property safe, practice the following safety tips:
1. Dial 911 for police, fire and ambulance.
2. Install smoke alarms.
3. A minimum of one for each level of home. One in each bedroom is better.
4. Test the alarms monthly.
5. Change battery once a year.
6. Install carbon monoxide detector if home has gas appliances
7. Keep a 5lb ABC fire extinguisher on each level of home.
8. If your home has a residential sprinkler system, be sure to test it at least once a
year. If not, consider having a residential sprinkler system installed to protect your
family and their belongings.
9. Learn CPR.