Health & Safety

Fire Safety Tips

Fire in the home is unfortunately one of the most common household emergencies. An electrical short, a gas leak, an unattended stove or oven, or even holiday lighting can cause a house fire. Fire prevention is key, but if a fire does break out, it is extremely important to react quickly and efficiently.

There are various types of fire like small house fire, kitchen grease fire, chminey fire or electrical sparks. For some fires like kitchen grease fire never pour water. For electrical fires if the main fuse is accessible, take it out.

Steps if Fire Occurs

If fire breaks in your house, get everyone outside quickly and assembled at a safe place; also have some one call 101 or nearest fire brigade number ( if you do not know the number you can call local Ask me or Just dial kind of services) from a neighbor’s home or cell phone. Once outside, never go back into a burning building.

Fire Prevention Tips

1) Reduce nature’s fuel.
Without fuel, a fire won’t burn. So look around your house for potential sources of fuel and reduce them

2) Prepare your house.
When it’s time to make choices about new roofing and siding materials, choose fire-resistant building materials such as asphalt-fiberglass or masonry roofing, particularly if you live in a fire-prone area.

Unless properly treated with fire retardant, wood shingles and shakes are a clear invitation to disaster and are outlawed in many communities.

3) Have your family prepared by following these steps:
4)Safe Electrical and other Practices
Minimize outlet extenders or plug-in power bars; these can overload an electrical circuit.

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