Fire Prevention Week | October 08-14, 2017

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This year's fire prevention theme is:

"Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!"

 

How fast does fire move? 
Very fast.
You could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarms sound. 

The Maplewood Fire Department encourages you and your family to create an escape plan and practice it. Here are 7 steps to practice your escape plan.

7 Steps to Practicing your Escape Plan

Draw a map of your home, including all doors and windows.
Find two ways out of every room.
Make sure doors and windows are not blocked.
Make sure doors and windows are not blocked.
Choose an outside meeting place in front of your home.
Push the test button to sound the fire alarm.
Push the test button to sound the fire alarm.
Practice your drill with everyone in the home.
Get outside to your meeting place