Treasure Valley Fire Protection
Fire Safety tips
Make sure that you have an adequate number of working smoke detector alarms.
Consider having a residential fire sprinkler system installed.
Make an escape plan for you family, just in case.
Review your fire evacuation plan to family members as well as overnight guests.
If a fire occurs don't try to save property or possessions, save your family and yourself and get out of the home.
Put the proper fire extinguishers and safety equipment in your home.
Know how to use it and show other how.
Do not leave kitchen cooking unattended.
Don't smoke in bed, don't allow smoking in bedrooms.
Be cautious when using home heating equipment.
Keep bedroom doors closed at night. (Don't open a hot door)
Avoid overloading electrical outlets and circuits. Keep an eye out of the
electric cord octopus.
Keep your fireplace and chimney clean and well maintained.
Do not allow trash to build up in your home or garage.
Store flammable products in a safe place.
Inspect your home for possible fire hazards.
Limit your use of candles, oil lamps and open flame.
Never leave small children unattended.
Call 911 for your Fire Department. Call for another house, be calm and give
In the event of a fire teach your children the following safety steps:
Get out of the house and call 911.
Don't try to carry or move a fire to another location.
If the fire is small and you are trying to extinguish it make sure that you
have a clear exit.
Extinguish the fire, not just the flames.
Family members are to meet outside in a safe place.
When evacuating stay low, below the smoke and deadly gases.
If your clothing catches on fire, Stop, Drop, and Roll.
Never return to a burning building.
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