What should I do at home in case of a fire?
Work with your parents before a fire to make a fire escape plan.
The plan should include who helps who get out and where to meet once outside. It is important to have a meeting place so you and your parents will know that nobody is left in the house. Important - Practice the plan!
Household members with disabilities may need special help.
Alert others in the house to the emergency; yell "Fire" as loud as you can and bang on doors and walls if you can.
Know two ways out of every room; one can be a window if you can open it by yourself.
Remember, the lights may not work during a fire. Know how to get out in the dark.
Don't stop to take anything with you or to help the pets.
Stay low if smoke is present; crawl if you must to stay out of the smoke.
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