Some tips for preventing fires in your home:

  • Change your smoke detector's batteries every six months and test once a month to make sure they functioning properly
  • Check to see if your house number is easily visible from the street so that if there ever were a fire, firemen could easily identify your home
  • Make sure that you and your family have an escape plan to get out of the house in the case of an emergency
  • Store a fire extinguisher on each level of your home