"Look, Listen, Learn"
Even though we are dedicating the whole month of October to keeping you educated and up to date on everything Fire Prevention, this week is the week The National Fire Protection Association has deemed Fire Prevention Week! This year's theme is "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.™” This theme does not only focus on how to be more contentious of how you can prevent potential fires, but it also focuses on how to react if you are ever put in a situation where a fire does occur.
The NFPA States the Following:
"Look" for places a fire could start. Take a good look around your home. Identify potential fire hazards and take care of them.
"Listen" for the sound of the smoke alarm. You could have only minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Go to your outside meeting place, which should be a safe distance from the home and where everyone should know to meet.
"Learn" two ways out of every room and make sure all doors and windows leading outside open easily and are free of clutter.
Preparation can make all the difference when it comes to fire safety and prevention, so act now and make sure you and your family are all informed!