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Important Update


Take extra precautions this 4th of July. Use COVID-19 and firework safety measures. Avoid crowds. Use only Safe and Sane fireworks in designated cities. Wash your hands. Check out our fireworks safety tips here.

Almost two-thirds of all home fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarm. Protect your family by installing smoke alarms, inspecting them regularly, and practicing home fire drills.





Smoke Alarms, Carbon Monoxide Alarms, and Home Escape Plans Smoke Alarms 
  • Almost two-thirds of all home fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarms.
  • Protect your home and family by installing working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in the hallway outside the sleeping areas, and in each bedroom.
  • Test your smoke alarms once a month and replace the battery every 10 years.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms 
  • When a carbon monoxide alarm sounds, move all people and pets outside immediately and call 9-1-1.
  • Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed in all homes, apartments and workplaces.
  • Install alarms in each sleeping area and on every level of the home.
Home Escape Plans 
  • Create a home escape plan and practice escaping your home with your family in two minutes or less.
  • Draw a floor plan of your entire house showing all doors and windows.
  • Identify two ways out of every room.
  • Establish a meeting place outside the home.
  • Always sleep with bedroom doors closed.
Resources
Carbon Monoxide Alarms EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi
Home Escape Plan EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi
Home Escape Plan Template EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi
Smoke Alarms EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi