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How to make a home fire escape plan



•Call a family meeting and discuss the best ways to exit your home in case of emergency.

•Draw up a floor plan of your home that shows every room, door, and window. Clearly mark the escape route. Post the plan on the refrigerator.

•Pick a meeting place outside your home and tell all members of the family to go there in case of a fire.



•Most fires happen at night when everyone is asleep and the house is unmonitored. To practice properly, send everyone to bed, then sound the smoke alarm.

•Close off some exits and pretend they are blocked by

•Always follow the manufacturer’s installation instructions.

•Test your smoke alarm each month and replace batteries once a year.


 How to make a home fire escape plan | NFPA

Free Escape planning tools

Safety Tips.pdfEscape Plan.pdf