Category: Fire

House on fire

Do you have a family escape plan in case of fire?

Within 60 seconds, smoke from a house fire can harm those inside.  Within two minutes, you may not be able to escape!  You need an escape plan, and time to go over the plan with your family.  Include not just what to do, but what not to do, and have alternate plans in mind in…..

READ MORE »Posted on September 18th, 2012 in category: Fire, Preparedness Tips


Earthquake Fire Damage in Napa, California Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA.

If your house was on fire, what would you take with you?

Here’s an interesting question posted on The Daily Post…If your house were on fire, what would you grab first?  Replies to this post give food for thought about how ready you are in the event of a disaster like a house fire.   If you have papers, photos or irreplaceable items, consider a fire box or…..

READ MORE »Posted on August 4th, 2012 in category: Fire, Preparedness Tips