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Fire Safety

  1. 1. 1st and 2nd Grade<br />
  2. 2. Fires are scary and very dangerous!<br />They are loud and hot.<br />Smoke from a fire can <br />make it very hard to see.<br />Fires will hurt and destroy <br />things in your home.<br />
  3. 3. Help make your home safer from fire.<br />Do you know where possible fire problems exist in your home?<br />What can you do to make sure that you and your family are less likely to be harmed by fire?<br />
  4. 4. Around the House<br />Tip # 1<br />Never put anything over a lamp.<br />Examples: clothes, blankets, sheets, etc.<br />
  5. 5. Around the House<br />Tip # 2<br />Don’t stand too close to a fireplace, woodstove or kerosene heater.<br />You could get burned or your clothes could catch fire.<br />
  6. 6. Around the House<br />Tip # 3<br />Never touch matches, lighters or candles.<br />If you see these items in a room, tell an adult right away.<br />
  7. 7. Around the House<br />Tip # 4 <br />Don’t cook alone or without asking an adult.<br />Have an adult turn all pot handles toward the center of the stove.<br />If handles are hanging over the side, someone could bump into them and knock them off of the stove.<br />
  8. 8. Around the House<br />Tip # 5<br />Don’t play with electrical cords.<br />Never stick anything into an electrical cord.<br />Turn off lights, stereos, TVs and other electrical equipment when you are finished using them.<br />
  9. 9. Smoke Alarms Can Help!<br />Would you know if your home was on fire?<br />What would happen if you were sleeping?<br />You may not see fire, smell smoke or wake up in time to get out safely.<br />Smoke alarms can save your life!!!<br />
  10. 10. What is a smoke alarm?<br />Smoke alarms are tools that can tell if there is smoke in the air.<br />They work even if you can’t smell smoke. <br />A smoke alarm looks like a small dish on the ceiling of your home.<br />
  11. 11. What do smoke alarms sound like?<br />A smoke alarm makes a very loud beeping sound to warn you that a fire has started.<br />When you hear the sound, follow your home escape plan to get out safely.<br />
  12. 12. Remind your parents to:<br />Put smoke alarms in your home, especially near bedrooms.<br />Test smoke alarms monthly to make sure they are working, and so you’ll know what it sounds like when it goes off.<br />Replace old batteries with brand new ones at least once a year.<br />
  13. 13. Escape From a Fire<br />What would you do if there was a fire in your home?<br />It’s important to get out fast!!<br />Never hide or take time to gather up your belongings.<br />
  14. 14. Escape From a Fire<br />Fires can be very loud, burn very fast and their smoke makes it almost impossible to see.<br />It helps to have a plan so you’ll know what to do to get out of your house.<br />
  15. 15. Escape Plan <br />Good escape plans help you get out of your house quickly and safely.<br />It’s important that you and your parents draw a map of your emergency exit and study it so you will know where to go incase of a fire.<br />
  16. 16. Escape Plan<br />Tip # 1<br />Try to find two ways out from every room in your home.<br /> The first way out should be the door. <br />Every way needs to be planned and practiced with a grown-up.<br />
  17. 17. Escape Plan<br />Tip # 2<br />Before opening any door, feel the door first at the bottom and then work your hand up the door to see if it is hot.<br />A hot door means that there may be a fire on the other side so you should try to get out another way.<br />Tip # 3<br />Stay low to the floor when escaping a fire.<br />Smoke will travel up high.<br />
  18. 18. Escape Plan<br />Tip # 4<br />Pick a safe and easy-to-remember place outside your home tom meet your family after you get out.<br />Tip # 5<br />After you get out, call 9-1-1 or the fire department,<br />Stay outside no matter what. Don’t go back for anything!<br />
  19. 19. Escape Plan<br />
  20. 20. Presentation by: Megan Hanshaw<br />Source: http://www.firesafety.gov/kids/flash.shtm<br />

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