Safety Tips: Fire Safety and Prevention
- Smoke Alarms
Properly installed and maintained, smoke alarms will give residents those crucial minutes they will need to escape.
Each year, more than 4,000 Americans die and more than 20,000 are injured in fires, many of which could be prevented.
- Fire Extinguishers
Follow these simple guidelines to help you find the perfect fire extinguisher for all your lifesaving needs, determine when to use it and know how to operate it.
- Burglar Bars
Security bars may help keep your family safe from intruders, but they can also trap you in a deadly fire.
- Emergency Escape Planning
Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning. Here are some guidelines for creating your home escape plan.
There are many simple steps you can take to prevent a fire while cooking, and to protect against injury if a fire does occur.
There are many common hazards to consider when using a barbeque grill. See some precautions to help keep your grilling safe.
- Portable Space Heaters
Portable space heaters pose a greater risk of causing a fire than central heating units. Safety must be a top priority when using these portable heating systems.
- Mobile Homes
There are many benefits to living in mobile homes, but residents should be aware of some safety concerns unique to these structures.
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