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:
Guide to Smoke Alarms:
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:
US Fire Administration for Kids:
AreaVibes Fire Safety For Kids
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