7 Ways To Prepare for A Home Fire

Dated: 07/05/2018

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With Fire Season in full swing, here are some very helpful easy tips to make sure your biggest investment in life is secuer. 

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    Install the right number of smoke alarms. Test them once a month and replace the batteries at least once a year.

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    Teach children what smoke alarms sound like and what to do when they hear one.

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    Ensure that all household members know two ways to escape from every room of your home and know the family meeting spot outside of your home.

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    Establish a family emergency communications plan and ensure that all household members know who to contact if they cannot find one another.

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    Practice escaping from your home at least twice a year. Press the smoke alarm test button or yell “Fire“ to alert everyone that they must get out.

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    Make sure everyone knows how to call 9-1-1.

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    Teach household members to STOP, DROP and ROLL if their clothes should catch on fire.

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Allison Pimentel

Born and raised in a small town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Allison grew up in a family owned retail furnishing business. She began honing her sales and negotiating skills at a ve....

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