FIRE SAFETY                                                                                    

Put it out - right out                                                 (Smoking Materials)

Push the button, not your luck                      (Smoke alarm maintenance)

Excuses kill - get a smoke alarm                           (Smoke alarm ownership)

Fire starts when attention stops                               (Cooking Fire Safety)

Make your plan - get out alive                                          (Escape plans)

Get out, call the Fire Service out, and stay out!

Get smart! Get equipped! Get out!

Keep yourself from harm, have a working smoke alarm

Get a life, get a smoke alarm

A smoke detector is your life protector

Fire kills - You can prevent it!

Smoke is no joke!

Never leave your cooking unattended!

Where there's smoke there's fire

Fat kills in more ways than one!

One plug, one socket!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Extinguisher

 

Oxygen, heat, and fuel are frequently referred to as the "fire triangle." Add in the fourth element,

the chemical reaction, and you actually have a fire "tetrahedron." The important thing to remember is:

take any of these four things away, and you will not have a fire or the fire will be extinguished.

                                

We recommend the following safety tips to help ensure safe candle usage:

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Never leave a lit candle unattended in any room of the house.

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Never leave candles burning when you go to bed.

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Never leave a child or pet alone with a lit candle or any open flame- Children and unattended pets can knock over a candle causing a fire and possible burns.

With open flames, such as those on a stove, loose clothing or material can easily catch fire.

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Never use candles near combustible materials such as curtains, drapes, bedding and or cabinets.

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Never spray an aerosol can near an open flame.

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If you are going to use candles, make sure they sit properly in holders on a flat stable non-flammable surface.

 

General Fire Prevention Tips

  • Do not plug too many appliances into an electrical outlet.
  • Make sure that combustibles are not too close to heaters, stoves and fireplaces.
  • Never smoke in bed or soft furniture.
  • Do not use damaged or frayed electrical cords or extension cords.
  • Keep matches and lighters out of the reach of children.
  • Teach your children about the dangers of playing with fire.
  • Never use extension cords with heating or air conditioning equipment.
  • Purchase smoke alarms and fire extinguishers for each floor of your home.
  • Have an Emergency Escape Plan and practice it frequently.