What does smoke do ? This is what you will see or feel Smoke rises and spreads across the ceiling The smoke layer lowers into the room There is a smoke-free space next to the floor It is hottest near the ceiling and coolest at floor level
Why is smoke dangerous? How does it hurt you and your belongings? Fire Safety
Smoke can... Affect you while you are asleep Seriously damage your health Kill you in only 2 or 3 breaths Kill family and pets Damage your home and belongings This is why we must treat it very seriously!
Smoke Alarms Why are they so important? They give us time to escape!
Maintaining Smoke Alarms Why does it need to be loud? Who should look after it? How often should you test it? What should you remember about batteries?
Night Time Routine How will you make your home safe?
Escape Plan In what order should you do the following? Call 999 Look, listen, smell for danger Meet your family on the landing Get out of bed Pick up the mobile phone Test your door handle Leave the house Shout FIRE!
What’s your home Escape Plan? Can you describe it? Get Out Stay Out Call the Fire Service Out
Escape Plan B What if the fire is on the stairs? Do you jump out of the window ? What should you do? SAFE ROOM
Emergency Calls What do you need to say? Say which emergency service you need Give the full address Describe any landmarks to help find you Say if everyone is out of the house, or if someone is trapped Describe the fire Work with a partner to practise making a 999 call
How well do you know your mobile? Do you have to switch your phone on to call 999? Can you make a 999 call if you have no credit left? Is it possible to make a 999 call if you can’t get a signal? Can you call 999 if your battery is dead? Is 999 the only emergency number?
Hoax Calls Calling when there is no fire Can you be found out? Yes the call can be traced Does the Fire Service have to respond? YES!
Arson Setting fire to something or someone on purpose Why might someone do this? Laugh Bored Bullied Vandalism
Hoax and Arson Is this a crime? YES ! In pairs persuade your friend not to : - Make a hoax call - Set fire to a rubbish bin