Tips to help you escape a winter fire
Winter fires are a common occurrence. This year we have heard of several horrific house fires. So what steps can you take to escape a winter fire?
It would be best not to have the fire in the first place, but accidents do happen, so it be wise to be prepared just in case.
- Install smoke detectors so you would be alerted of a fire, and have time to escape.
- Avoid clutter in the house especially in hallways and in front of windows and doors.
- If you live in a two story house or higher make sure to get a personal fire escape ladders, you can pick one up for less than $30.
- Importantly cover what to do in case of a fire with the family. A family fire drill might be a good idea.