Are You F.I.R.E. Ready?
If there was a fire in your home, would you know the best way to escape? In most house or apartment fires, a properly prepared or maintained window can provide the quickest, safest, and most immediate way out.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation, is pleased to offer the Family Instructions for Rapid Escape (F.I.R.E.) guide and coloring book, so families can make their homes F.I.R.E. ready and learn how to safely escape.
Do not wait for fire to strike to think about escape.
Planning ahead can save your life!
CLOSE DOORS BEFORE YOU DOZE
Keep all bedroom doors closed when sleeping. A closed door will slow the spread of fire and deadly smoke and gases – and help save lives! Click here for more information on Close Before You Doze.
KEEP A FLASHLIGHT & WHISTLE IN ALL ROOMS
A flashlight and whistle can be used to signal for help if you become trapped.