What to do During a Fire

Home fireIn the event of a fire, remember – time is the biggest enemy and every second counts! Escape plans help you get out of your home quickly. In less than 30 seconds a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for a house to fill with thick black smoke and become engulfed in flames.

Once a fire has started in your home, there is no time to plan how to get out. Sit down with your family today and make a step-by-step plan for escaping a fire that might occur in your home.

Be Prepared:

  • Draw a floor plan of your home.
  • Agree on a meeting place
  • Practice EDITH-Exit Drills In The Home