Ten Tips to Stay Fire Safe

This content provided by the Government of Alberta. The original can be found here.

  1. Install at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home, test it monthly and change the battery yearly.
  2. Never leave cooking unattended.
  3. Don’t overload electrical outlets.
  4. Never leave candles unattended.
  5. Stub cigarettes out completely and dispose of them safely.
  6. Never store gasoline indoors.
  7. Prevent arson by keeping your property clean of trash and flammables.
  8. Keep flammable materials such as curtains and furniture at least one metre away from space heaters.
  9. Store matches and lighters in a child-proof drawer or cabinet.
  10. 10. Create and practice a fire escape plan with your whole family. Get out, stay out and call 911.

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