Safety Tips

To help your family stay safe, we recommend the following fire safety tips:

If there is a fire in your house: GET OUT as quickly but as safely as you can. If the house is full of smoke then crawl to get under the smoke. Never re-enter the house after you get out for anything! Call 911 immediately!

*Remember E.D.I.T.H. which stands for:






In case there is a fire in your house, know these things:

  • Have a plan to get out of the house and practice the plan.

  • Have a designated meeting place outside the home and a safe distance away (A neighbors mailbox for example)

  • Have working smoke detectors in your home

  • Check the smoke detectors and change the batteries yearly (at a minimum)

  • Never play with fire


Practice safe handling of fire. Fire is a useful tool and when controlled is a great resource.

Have a fire extinguisher and know how to use it.

*Remember P.A.S.S. which stands for:

P- Pull the pin on the top of the extinguisher

A-Aim the extinguisher at the base of the fire

S-Squeeze the handle of the extinguisher to discharge the agent to put out the fire

S-Sweep the area of the fire with the agent to fully extinguish the fire