Home Fire Escape Tips

Install a smoke detector on each level of your home
and outside each bedroom.

Check your smoke detector monthly to make sure it is working properly. Change the batteries at least once a year.

Plan to assist family members who are unable to escape on their own.

Practice both your primary and alternative escape routes.

Check to make sure all windows open easily.

Yell or pound on walls to notify other family members of fire.

Never waste time getting dressed or gathering valuables.

Always test doors for heat before opening.

Crawl on the floor or stoop low to avoid smoke.

Exit quickly and calmly.

Go to the designated meeting place outside.

Make sure everyone is out of the house.

Never Go Back Inside!