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Alaska Home Fire Safety Improvement Project 907-746-5062 Mahlon Greene Public Education Coordinator Alaska Division of Fire and.

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1 Alaska Home Fire Safety Improvement Project Mahlon Greene Public Education Coordinator Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety

2 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Unattended Smoking What is the number 1 cause of home fire deaths?

3 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Unattended Cooking What is the number 1 cause of home fires?

4 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Keep an eye on your cooking Kitchen Fire Safety Wear short sleeves or close-fitting sleeves Watch children closely Clean cooking surfaces Keep curtains, towels and pot-holders away Turn pan handles inward

5 Good Housekeeping prevents fires A high fire load will make the fire spread quicker Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety

6 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety

7 Good Housekeeping prevents fires Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Keep exits clear Store flammable and combustibles separately Keep combustibles away from heat source

8 Electrical Safety Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Do not block circuit breakers Extension cords are for temporary use only Do not overload outlets

9 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Smoke Alarms Sounds the alarm when there’s smoke Put one in each room, in each hallway, on each level Install ionization and photoelectric or combination alarms. Choose alarms with long life Lithium batteries

10 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Exit Drills in the Home & Drills at Night E.D.I.T.H. meets D.A.N

11 Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Escape Planning Draw your floor plan out Make sure you have two exits from each area in the house Make sure you have escape ladders for any window exits Have a prearranged meeting place Once out, Stay out! Call 911

12 Practice! At least 4 times a year Use both primary and secondary exits Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety

13 Thank You Home Fire Prevention & Safety Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety Please have a fire safe day!


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