Fire Prevention in the Home

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Follow these recommended steps to reduce the likelihood of a fire in your home and to improve the safety of your family:

  • Install and check smoke detectors.
  • Have a fire escape plan for your family and practice it.
  • If a building is on fire, get out and stay out.
  • Place a fire extinguisher on every floor in the home.
  • Keep combustible materials away from heat sources.
  • Never smoke in bed.
  • Keep holiday greens away from heat sources.