Fire Safety Security

Fire is one of the most catastrophic things that can happen to ones home. There are 2 major factors in fire safety:

  • Taking steps to lower the likelihood of a house fire
  • Developing an escape plan in case of a house fire

Keys factors in home escape are:

  • Install smoke detectors on every floor, and within each sleeping area. Test these regularly.
  • Draw and discuss a floorplan with your family. Plan a possibly escape route from each room
  • When smoke is seen, a smoke alarms is heard, or someone shouts fire they should immediately follow the escape plan.
  • Arrange a meeting place outside of your home, all family members should head there immediately upon escaping
  • Never re-enter a burning building, all family members must be aware of this.

Our new fire safety checklist provides a quick summary of the key aspects of home fire security.