Would you know what to do if a fire started in your home? Would your kids?
Being prepared is the best way to protect your family from a fire. Learn the rules of fire prevention, stock your home with fire-safety items, and make sure your kids know what to do in a fire.
A fire threatens a home and family every 57 seconds. As a leading provider of home security systems, we’re doing our part to decrease this alarming statistic.
Request our helpful booklet that will show you how to lessen the danger of a fire by following precautions provided by the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The booklet, entitled “Your Fire Escape Plan from First Alert Professional,” helps you to prepare an escape plan for your family. This booklet also includes fire prevention information you should follow to reduce your chances of being affected by a fire.
Contact us today to request a copy of this booklet along with a free home safety and security evaluation.
Meanwhile, here are a few things to remember:
- Don’t overload your electrical circuits. This is one of the foremost causes of fires.
- Keep matches and lighters out of reach of children.
- Don’t smoke in bed.
- Keep combustibles far from heat sources.
- Don’t accumulate oil or grease soaked rags.
- Use a fire detection and/or smoke warning system in your home.
After discussing prevention procedures, the booklet details the important information you need to know if a fire strikes. It also has a section where you can sketch out a floor plan of your home and develop your fire escape plan. This comprehensive brochure should be reviewed by every family member.
The following 4-minute video demonstrates on how to prepare your family with an escape plan in the case of fire:
When fire strikes your home, authorities say you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape so it is imperative that you have a well rehearsed escape plan which includes all members of the family that are old enough to understand. A few minutes of planning now may save lives later on.