October is Fire Prevention Month! But, what is Fire Prevention Month? Fire Prevention Month (and week) is raises awareness about fire safety and home safety to help ensure your home and family are prepared in the case of an emergency. This is a perfect time to discuss fire safety with your family. We have provided resources to help explain fire safety to your children. Every family's safety plans will differ from the next, that is why it is important to sit down with your whole family and plan and your home's fire safety plans.
At First Alert, the Super Prepared Family is helping to teach about fire safety and how there is safety in numbers. It is important to teach the whole family about fire safety and what to do in case of an emergency. Here are some useful tools to use when discussing fire safety with your family.
The Super Prepared Family knows how important fire education to the whole family. It is important to explain to children why you must test and replace alarms, plan and practice escape plans, and knowing your family's safety check list. Emergencies, like a home fire, can be very scary, but by being prepared, your whole family will know what to do to stay safe.
Download these activity and coloring sheets to help teach your kids about fire safety. With an assortment of activities and topics, your kids will learn the essentials of fire safety and how to be a Super Prepared Family.
Fire Safety Equipment Placement:
Placement of fire safety equipment around the house is important. First Alert offers a variety of fire safety equipment to help make you a Super Prepared Family too! It is important to install smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, fire extinguishers, and escape ladders in your home. The house to the left shows all the suggested places to have each piece of equipment.