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Home Fire Safety Checklist

Wake Up! Only a working smoke alarm can save your life.

Use this Fire Safety Checklist to keep you and your family safe.

  • Working smoke alarm outside all sleeping areas **
  • Working smoke alarm on every floor **
  • Home fire escape plan
  • Carbon monoxide detector (if there are carbon fuelburning appliances)
  • House number is visible from the street
  • Cooking is not left unattended
  • Smokers use safe ashtrays and don't smoke in bed
  • Combustibles are kept away from furnace, heaters or stove
  • Extension cords are not used in place of permanent wiring
  • Electrical outlets are not overloaded
  • Candles are never left unattended; and stable, non-combustible candleholders are used
  • Matches and lighters are kept out of the reach of children

** Denotes mandatory

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