What to Do in the Event of A Fire
◆ Have a family
escape plan and practice it with your family.
panic; stay calm. Your safe escape may depend on thinking clearly.
every member in the residence of the fire.
◆ Get out
of the house as quickly as possible. Do not stop to collect anything or to
the doors to see if they are hot. If they’re hot, do not open them – use an
alternative escape route.
close to the floor. Smoke and hot gases rise.
your nose and mouth with a cloth (wet if possible). Take short, shallow breaths.
doors and windows closed. Open them only if you have to in order to escape.
◆ Meet at
your planned meeting place after leaving the house. Carry out a head count.
◆ Call fire
police as soon as possible from outside your house.
go back inside, until a member of the fire service has told you it is safe to
your local fire service to get more ideas on making your home safer from fires.