33 % of burned down homes weren’t equipped for fire prevention in the first place, yet store-bought smoke detectors are affordable and save lives. Here are all the tips you need for your home to remain fire-free.
LEARN ABOUT FIRE PREVENTION
Install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms on every level and in every bedroom.
Test alarms regularly. Alarms don’t last forever, remember to replace your alarms at least every 10 years.
Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Be alert while cooking.
Plan and practice an escape route with your family.
If your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm sounds, leave the home immediately for fresh air and call 911.
Smoke Alarm :
on every level and in every bedroom
Carbon Monoxide Alarm :
One on every level and in every bedroom
Fire Extinguishers :
One on every level, plus kitchen and garage.
DID YOU KNOW?
Fire and carbon monoxide are deadly threats to any home.
3 of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless and invisible gas produced by fuel burning devices.
Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of home fires. Have fire extinguishers.