People can lose their
life and property at any place and at any time. There
are two major reasons for the loss of human life, one
is natural death or death due to natural calamities,
the other is death due to accidents. Fire deaths
account for a large number of deaths by accidents.
Everyone must take fire safety steps to prevent fire
accidents and deaths in their homes. At home fires are
caused due to malfunctioning of electrical appliances,
careless smoking, children being careless with fire
We must take fire safety measures to ensure that
there are no accidents at home. Read these home fire safety tips
and follow them to have a fire safe house.
Invest in a good quality fire extinguishers.
Train yourself and teach the rest of the members of the family
on how to use the fire extinguisher.
Make provision for a fire exit door in the
house, which you can use in case of an emergency.
A fire burns for longer and spreads faster
when there is an uninterrupted supply of oxygen. So, if there
is a fire in your house, run outside the house and close all
doors and windows. This will cut off the supply of oxygen and
the fire will gradually reduce.
If your clothes catch fire then lie down on
the floor and start rolling. This will put the fire out.
Installing fire sensors or detectors inside
the house is a good idea.