Residential Fire Prevention Plan

Get Started on your Home’s Self Fire Safety Inspection

If there is a fire, you may have less than 3 minutes to get out of your home. Talk about what you should do to be safe. Make sure everyone in your home knows what to do if there is a fire.

After you complete this checklist you can download your certificate of completion.

checkbox with red checkPut a check in front of each statement that is true for your home.

Residential Fire Prevention Checklist
test your alarms regularly

Test your alarm regularly.

Your smoke alarm is working if it makes a noise when you press the “test” button.

curious about fire

Children are sometimes curious about fire.

If you have children in your home, lock up any items that can start a fire (matches, lighters, cigarettes, etc.) and make sure children cannot reach candles.

Illustrations courtesy of the U.S. Fire Administration

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