October 04, 2021
This week (October 3 – 9) is Fire Prevention Week. The theme this year is "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety."
Fire and Emergency Services encourage everyone to educate their families about the sounds of the alarms in your homes and what to do when you hear them. If you have children it’s also a good idea to make and practice a Home Escape Plan so they know what to do in the event of a fire.
Fire safety measures are essential yet often overlooked. In addition to outlining the proper action to take should a fire break out, a fire safety evacuation plan can be an invaluable, life-saving tool. A fire safety plan should include all members of a household - including pets.
There are many ways to safeguard everyone in the event of fire. Here are some steps to include in a fire safety plan.
Watch the following "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety" video, as provided by Grey Highlands Fire and Emergency Services:
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