Your ability to get out of your home during a fire depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning. Pull together everyone in your household and make a plan.
Download the escape grid.
Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.
Download the safety tip sheet.
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