Fire Safety Starts at Home. What Every Parent Should Know.
As a parent, it's important to know that there are specific things that can be done to increase the level of fire safety in your home. It's also important to know that if you take fire safety seriously, you can drastically improve the chances that your family escapes a fire unharmed.
Practice Fire Safety as a Family-
A Family that practices together, escapes together!
Family "togetherness" will never be more important than in the event of a fire and your family is forced to escape from the home!
In the event of a fire, all members of your family must react immediately if they are to have the best chance to escape unharmed. Preparing and practicing a Family Escape Plan will assure that all members of your family know what to do if ever faced with a fire within the home.
Download "How to Make a Family Escape Plan" by clicking here.
Find Fun Ways to Teach Your Children-
Find creative and funs ways to get your kids learning about fire safety. We highly recommend FireSafeKids.org, a website we designed and created specifically for kids. Spend some time with your child going through the site. Watch them explore, learn and have fun all at the same time. Help them download coloring pages and activity sheets to continue the learning experience. Best of all... IT'S FREE! Check out FireSafeKids!
Take Steps to Improve the Safety of Your Home-
Is your home fire safe? Have you practiced what to do if ever there is a fire in your home? Do you have smoke detectors? Are they working? When was the last time you checked the batteries?
We know that nothing is more important to you than your family's safety. If you couldn't answer "yes" to the all of the questions above, then there are things you can do today that will assure you and your family sleep safer tonight. It easy! And even if you answered those questions correctly, check below to make sure you've done all you can. Read it now!
One of the most important steps in making your home fire safe, is to assure that you have the proper equipment installed. Below is a list of the most commonly recommended items that can help you and your family in the event of a fire.
1) Types of Smoke Detectors
2) CO Alarms
3) Safety Ladders
4) and more...