There is little time to react and escape a fire. The best chances for survival are early detection and knowing your escape plan.
FIRE IS…..Part 4/5:
Please take 15 minutes to watch this video. The series was created by Dr. Frank Fields and provides a very straightforward approach to teaching you about the effects of fire. These videos will show how scary fire is and show the needed urgency when there is a FIRE. The video is aimed for middle schoolers and up. Reach out to your local firefighters or my office if you have questions about this video.
Smoke is Hot and has Poisonous Gases
Most fire deaths are not caused by burns, but by smoke inhalation
78 % of all civilian fire deaths occur in the home (2015)
Working Smoke Detectors warn you early and give you time to get out
It is best to use Interconnected Smoke Detectors – when one smoke alarm sounds they all sound
Source – NFPA
HEAR THE ALARM?? GET OUT FAST!!