Fire Safety Tips
- Post address numbers clearly visible and legible from the street frontage.
- Cook dinner not your house.
- Have an emergency plan for home and work.
- Install and maintain fire extinguishers.
- Install and maintain smoke detectors.
- Provide heavy non - tipping ashtrays for smokers.
- Keep matches and lighters away from all children.
- Plan and practice two ways out of every room.
- Post emergency phone numbers.
- Practice safety around electrical wires.
- Store chemicals property.
Information provided by U.S. Fire Administration and FEMA / Department of Homeland Security.
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Learn about protecting and preventing from scalds and burns.
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A fire in one's car or other motor vehicle is a frightening situation which can quickly involve great personal danger to vehicle occupants and bystanders. Although every vehicle fire incident will have certain unique factors present at the time, the National Safety Council offers the following step-by-step general suggestions on what to do if your car (or other motor vehicle) catches on fire.