Time is of essence when it comes to fires at home. In just two short minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, an entire home can be engulfed in flames! With that said, it's important for residents and families to become familiar with how fire works, the main causes of home fires, and the various methods for fire safety. Fire safety awareness has resulted in a lower number of fire deaths in past years, but the number is still pretty high -- especially considering that residential fires are so preventable.
Staying safe from fires at home begins with you. Awareness alone is not enough; proper preventative action is crucial. Save your family from the trouble of having to deal with a fire at home, and a firefighter from risking his life running into your burning residence by taking action with our tips below.
You might be thinking that these fire safety tips are common sense. However, it's easy to overlook them especially when busy and stressed about work, the holidays, and more. It's not uncommon that people lose track of even the most basic precautions. So whether you're reading this piece to gain informational knowledge or to get a very much needed reminder, know that you can never play it too safe when it comes to fire prevention at home. Taking the necessary measures will not only save a ton of hassle and your precious belongings, but also your loved ones!
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5257 County Road 77
Millersburg, OH 44654
PO Box 186
Berlin, OH 44610
Currently we have a full roster with 45 volunteer members. However, we are still accepting standby applications in case more positions open up.
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