"No matter where you are - at work or at play, you need to know what to do in case of fire, and you need to know how to get out of any building".
Discuss the plan with everyone in your home and identify an outside meeting place, such as a tree, light pole, or mailbox that is located a safe distance from the home.
Make sure that you have working smoke alarms on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas. If you see smoke, do not open the door.
The Everett Fire Department is inviting people to stop by their stations over the next week to see what goes on inside and learn what families can do to better prepare for a home emergency. According to the NFPA, "The fire killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres". "As fires can spread quickly, it is important for people to reduce their risk by not smoking in their homes and to dispose of their butts safely when smoking outside".
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The Moorhead Fire Department will be hosting an open house about National Fire Prevention Week on Sunday from 1:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m.
Horry County Fire Rescue kicked off Fire Prevention Week with a community safety event in Aynor.
Edmonds said that the main objective of Fire Prevention Week is to make sure local communities come out knowing more about fire safety and preparedness than they did at the week's start. Installation of the alarms also is free, he said.
BUCKS COUNTY The Bucks County Commissioners on October 4 joined County Fire Marshal Mark Kramer to proclaim October 2017 as "Fire Prevention Month" throughout the county. If we can't reach you, we can't alert you.
"Home escape planning is one of the most basic but critical elements of home fire safety", explains Summit Fire Chief Eric Evers. So check your smoke detectors. "It is recommended that families practice a home fire drill twice a year". Conduct one at night and one during the day with everyone in your home, and practice using different exit paths.