Home Fire Safety Checklist

Have you ...

  • Made sure your house or apartment number is readable from the street.?

  • Taken care that candles are in sturdy holders and put out of reach of kids and pets?

  • Installed smoke detectors on each level of your home and in each bedroom?

  • Tested each smoke detector in the past month?

  • Installed fire extinguishers in the kitchen and garage?

  • Identified two clear escape routes from each room in your home?

  • Made sure every family member knows these escape routes?

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align=left>Purchased fire escape ladders for each bedroom?

  • Made sure that electrical outlets have no more than one heat-producing appliance plugged into them?

  • Stored matches and lighters out of the reach of children?

  • Kept all flammable materials at least three feet away from heat sources?

  • Made sure outdoor barbecue grills are kept away from your home, tree, shrubs and other combustibles?

  • Stored flammable liquids in their original containers and away from heat, sparks or flames?

  • Had boilers, furnaces and chimneys professionally inspected in the past year?

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