How to Make Your Family’s Fire Escape Plan

Planning is the key to a fast and safe exit from a fire. Start by drawing a floor plan of your home, and plan 2 ways out. Remember to set up a meeting place outside your home for everyone to report to after they have gotten out (a tree, basketball hoop, the mailbox, etc.) Practice your escape plan! Have a fire drill, make it as realistic as possible. Pretend the lights are out and the house is filling up with smoke. Remember to stay low and crawl under the smoke, [...]