Blow out a burning candle before leaving the room, or falling asleep. Never leave a burning candle unattended. Place all burning candles on a solid, non-combustible surface, well away from curtains, open windows and combustible decorations. Make sure your smoke detectors are working. Change the batteries twice a year; when you change your clocks. You may have less than 2 minutes to escape after the detector sounds. Have your escape route planned.
A Letter Home… Written by: Sherry Kenyon, Fire Safety Coordinator Photographs by: Captain Lori Miller For more information contact: City of Boulder Fire Department Division of Fire Safety Fire Safety Education Office 1805 33rd Street Boulder, Colorado 80301 (303)441-3350 Fax: (303)441-4350 www.ci.boulder.co.us/fire
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