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Fun for the Whole Family! This fun-filled free event will give you and your family the chance to prepare for an emergency. Preparing before an emergency plays a vital role in ensuring that children have the necessary equipment, know where to go, and know how to keep themselves safe when an emergency occurs. 

Fire Escape Planning for Older Adults and People with Access or Functional Needs

If you use a walker or wheelchair, check all exits to be sure you get through the doorways. Make any necessary accommodations – such as providing exit ramps and widening doorways – to facilitate an emergency escape. Speak to your family members, building manager or neighbors about your fire safety plan and practice it with them. Contact …

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Build a Kit

After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for several days. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. Click the download button below to view the emergency supply …

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Take a First Aid Class

Take a first aid and CPR class. You can get more information about training from your local American Red Cross chapter. Getting certified protects you under Good Samaritan laws if you have to give first aid Click the link below to take a first aid and CPR class. https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class

Fire Safety For Kids

Fire Safety For Kids Hey Kids! Click the link below for fire safety videos, games and activities! https://sparky.org/

How to Prevent Home Fires

Prevent Home Fires Home fires are preventable! The following are simple steps that each of us can take to prevent a tragedy. Cooking Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time turn off the stove. Wear short, close-fitting or …

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What to do AFTER a Fire

The following checklist serves as a quick reference and guide for you to follow after a fire strikes. Contact your local disaster relief service, such as The Red Cross, if you need temporary housing, food and medicines. If you are insured, contact your insurance company for detailed instructions on protecting your property, conducting inventory and …

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What to do DURING a Fire

During a Fire Crawl low under any smoke to your exit. Heavy smoke and poisonous gases collect first along the ceiling. Before opening a door, feel the doorknob and door. If either is hot, or if there is smoke coming around the door, leave the door closed and use your second way out. If you …

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