Home Safety

 

More than 3,400 Americans die each year in fires and approximately 17,500 are injured.

An overwhelming number of fires occur in the home. There are time-tested ways to prevent and survive a fire. It’s not a question of luck. It’s a matter of planning ahead (FEMA 2013). The links below offer a wealth of information on what you can do to protect your home and help make your family fire aware.

Home Fire Prevention and Safety Tips:
https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/

Home Fires:
www.ready.gov/home-fires

Guide to Smoke Alarms:

https://www.hometips.com/buying-guides/smoke-detectors.html

Special Articles:

Battery Safety – How a 9 volt battery set a house on fire  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSJH21WmALc

Sites for Kids

Sparky the Fire Dog:
www.sparky.org

US Fire Administration for Kids:
https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/children.html

AreaVibes Fire Safety For Kids

http://www.areavibes.com/library/fire-safety-for-kids/

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