Smoke Alarms

  • Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms, and outside sleeping areas.
  • Test smoke alarms monthly and replace batteries twice a year.
  • Replace smoke alarms every 10 years.

Cooking Safety

  • Stay in the kitchen when cooking, and keep a close eye on the stove.
  • Keep flammable items away from the stovetop.
  • Establish a “kid-free zone” around the stove.

Electrical Safety

  • Replace frayed or damaged electrical cords.
  • Avoid overloading electrical outlets.
  • Keep space heaters at least 3 feet away from anything combustible.

Escape Plan

  • Create and practice a home fire escape plan with two ways out of every room.
  • Establish a meeting place outside your home.
  • Once outside, stay outside and call 911.