Fire Prevention from NFPA
These year the theme for NFPA’s Fire Prevention Week is Not every hero wears a cape. PLAN and PRACTICE your ESCAPE! We will be sharing tips and facts all month to help you plan and practice in case of emergencies.
The NFPA States the Following:
Did you know?
In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Escape planning and practice can help you make the most of the time you have, giving everyone enough time to get out. In a fire, mere seconds can mean the difference between a safe escape and a tragedy. Fire safety education isn’t just for school children. Teenagers, adults, and the elderly are also at risk in fires, making it important for every member of the community to take some time every October during Fire Prevention Week to make sure they understand how to stay safe in case of a fire.