Fire Safety

Imagine scrambling for your precious memories and family photos, shouting to your kids to find the nearest exit, trying to get your pets out the door. Fire is a scary ordeal and there are many measures you can take to prevent this from happening.

Last week at my school we had to evacuate because a fire was too close. It was too smoky outside and someone lost their home. I think it would be sad to lose all of your possessions.

Here are some tips to stay safe:

€¢ Be careful cooking since kitchen fires are most likely to happen and make sure you turn the burners off when cooking.

€¢ Take fire seriously and have a fire safety plan with your family.

€¢ Have a smoke detector in every room and test them every year. If they don't work, replace them. Also, have a fire extinguisher in your home.

In conclusion, since October is Fire Safety Month, we can do our part in preventing fire by going over these tips with family and friends. Always remember: Stay fire safe and don't get burned!

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