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Alert everyone by shouting “Fire!”
If unfamiliar with how to use a fire extinguisher, escape is always the best answer.
Feel the door before opening it. If it’s hot, use another escape route.
Crawl low in smoke, the air is usually better near the floor of a smoke-filled room. Hold your breath if you have to make a dash through smoke or flames.
Close windows and doors as you escape from the building to cut down the draft and slow the fire.
Don’t jump from upper stories. Purchase an escape ladder and store near a window as your second means of escape. Jumping is your last resort.
Call 9-1-1 as soon as you get out of the house.
Never return to a burning building for any reason.
Get immediate medical treatment for anyone who has been burned or exposed to fire and smoke.
An hour of pre-planning may save lives.
Practice home fire drills with your family twice a year.
Check and replace batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors every six months.
Check your home for fire hazards and eliminate them.
Inspect your extinguisher for damage once a month and keep it fully charged.
If you know how and when to use them, portable fire extinguishers can save lives and property.
Our local fire department can advise you on fire safety for your home.
Fire Hall – 4805-49 Avenue (780) 789-3602
Administration Office: (780) 789-3935
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
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