The following are simple fire prevention steps that can be taken:
Remember to replace your smoke detector batteries annually.
Keep fire extinguishers nearby (Remember P.A.S.S.)
- Pull the Pin
- Aim low, point the extinguisher at the base of the fire.
- Squeeze the level slowly.
- Sweep the fire extinguisher from side to side.
- Call 911
Plan escape routes
Keep portable heaters at least 4 ft. away from anything flammable.
Avoid overloading electrical outlets.
Don't run extension cords underneath carpeting or anything that could catch fire.
Be cautious when using electrical blankets