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Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.

Category: Fire, Preparedness Tips

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

September 18th, 2012

House on fireWithin 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 case exits are blocked, etc.

We found a great tool by the Burn Institute that lets you Build a Family Escape Plan online.

Check out our Fire Preparedness Resources for more resources and tips.

About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.


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