Family members should also practice closing doors as they leave as closed doors can help slow the spread of smoke and fire.
Tune into News13 NOW at 9 A.M. this week to hear Capt. Nugent offer tips on cooking fires, home fire safety inspections, and creating a home escape plan.
Developing a plan doesn't have to be complicated.
The National Fire Protection Association encourages parents to teach their children how to escape on their own and to ensure their house number is clearly visible for first responders. "The could be anything from planning an escape plan, checking smoke detectors and even cooking safety stuff in the house".
New OnePlus 5T Smartphone Leaked (Rumor)
And reports from United States media suggest there are similar "out of stock" messages appearing on the North American store too. The source explains away the similarity by stating that the OnePlus 5T will look like its Oppo cousin, at least from the front.
In a fire, seconds count.
"Most fatal fires occur in the home, and I've seen the tragedy that can result when people don't get out", said State Fire Marshal Ostroskey.
"Plan 2 Ways Out!" is so important and reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan. Michiganders are urged to develop and practice a home escape plan and know what to do when awakened to the sound of a smoke alarm and the smell of smoke. The NFPA suggests something that will not move, such as a light pole or a neighbor's porch. "The experience will stay with them, so they are less frightened if a real emergency strikes". Never go back inside a burning building.
During the week, and the whole month of October, the Henderson Fire Department will be visiting Vance County Schools to speak to kids about fire safety, as well as going from door to door asking to perform free home fire inspections. Assign a backup person too, in case the designee is not home during the emergency.
Photos, Videos Show 200-Acre Wildfire In Napa County, California
- Evacuations have been ordered near Calistoga for fires raging in Sonoma County, officials said. Cal Fire said the blaze broke out on Atlas Peak Road just south of Lake Berryessa at 9:50 p.m.
Ellsworth's fire inspector, Jason Kmiotek, also recommended to look for exits in every facility you enter.
Smoke alarms: Make sure you have smoke alarms outside or inside every sleeping room, and make sure the alarms are working.
Chief Evers continues: "Today, due to modern furnishings and building construction, it only takes three to four minutes for smoke, heat, and fire to consume a room". But whenever that alarm goes off or someone reports a fire or there is smoke, we want them to have those two ways out.
"Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!" is the message of this year's week.
Truckers' strike halts goods movement across Karnataka
The transporters have also threatened an indefinite strike after Diwali if their demands are not addressed. Another issue raised by AIMTC is the rise in diesel prices and the fuel being kept out of the GST.