Take steps to stay safe from fire


October is Fire Safety Month, and Jake the Safety Dog and E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety want to make sure your family is safe with these fire safety tips:

  • Make sure you have a working smoke alarm
  • Test your alarm monthly
    • Change batteries yearly
    • Replace alarm every ten years
  • Have a smoke alarm in each bedroom and on each floor
    • Don’t put an alarm in the kitchen to reduce false alarms
  • Call your local fire department’s non-emergency line with questions or concerns
  • Review home escape plans
    • Have at least two exits that are easily accessible
    • Have a meeting place for the family


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