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Kids Fire Safety

8/20/2021 (Permalink)

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Sharing Fire Facts with your children can teach them the importance of Fire Safety and understand the risk and dangers of a fire.  Teach your children what fire can be used for and what fire requires to burn.  Listed below are some fun facts to share with your child:

            Fires require fuel, oxygen, and heat to burn

            Flames are the part of a fire which we can see, they can be different colors, depending on the substance which is burning

            Fire is very dangerous to humans as it can easily burn or blister skin.  It is important to take safety precautions when using fire

            Fire extinguishers are often used to control fires by discharging water, foams, carbon dioxide, dry chemicals, or other substances

            Scientists believe that humans began using fire to cook food in a controlled way around 1 million years ago

            A candle flame typically burns at around 1000 degrees Celsius

Once your child has an understanding of fire teach them about ways to stay safe in case, they ever experience a fire emergency.  It is important to regularly review fire safety so every household member will be prepared.  Listed below are ways to practice safety and escape with your children:

            Determine two ways out of every room in your home, if possible

            Use a designated meeting space outside of your home and make sure each child knows to go there and wait for you

            Practice opening windows

            Use escape ladders

            Touch door and check for het

            Use your hands, not your eyes to get out of a darkened area

            Out means Stay Out

Every year, kids of all ages start over 35,000 fires that hurt people and damage property. Teach your children to not play with fire sources.  Talk about the fire safety with your children and practice twice a year your escape plan.

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