¨ Complete a home fire safety checklist and identify fire risks in your home.
o Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors bi-annually and change the batteries at least once a year.
¨ Place smoke alarms on each floor of your home and in each bedroom.
o Make sure that everyone in the home can hear the smoke alarm from their bedrooms.
¨ Make a family fire escape plan and practice it once a month.
o Make sure that everyone in the house understands the family fire escape plan.
¨ Place fire extinguishers throughout your home and make sure everyone in the house knows how to use them.