Teach your family how to prevent a fire in your home
As adults we know the right and wrong when it comes to fire safety, but what about your kids? Teaching our children about fire safety and prevention is essential, so here are a few quick tips to help keep everyone safe.
- Smoke alarms- install smoke alarms throughout your home and make sure to check the batteries often. Teach your kids about what a smoke alarm does and what they should do when one goes off.
- Keep all lighters and matches out of the reach of children. Consider using flame less candles in the home. There are many great options out there now, and it will help prevent any accidental fires.
- Keep,kids away from the stove or grill while you are cooking
- Fire Escape Plan. Create one for your family and practice it. Make sure your kids know what to do if a fire were to break out in your home. Teach them to stay out of the home once they get out and to call 9-1-1.
Fires can happen very quickly and knowing what to do in an emergency can save your life. Educating everyone in your home can help keep you all safe.