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Fire Safety Tips for Homeowners in Louisville, Ohio

10/16/2020 (Permalink)

Smoke Alarm A working smoke alarm increases your chance to survive a deadly home fire in Louisville, Ohio.

Every second counts during a fire. It is essential to be prepared before a fire strikes your home!

Some tips to help prepare for this include:

Create and Practice a Fire Escape Plan

  • Have two ways of getting out of your home in the event your primary way out is blocked by fire or smoke.
  • A secondary route may include exiting your window onto a neighboring roof, tree or store a fire ladder under your bed.
  • Check your windows and screens twice a year to insure they are not stuck and can be removed easily.
  • Practice feeling your way out of your home with your eyes closed in case your house is full of black smoke during a fire.
  • Teach your children not to hide or be afraid of firefighters.

A Working Smoke Alarm Significantly Increases You Surviving a Home Fire

  • Test Batteries Often
  • Install a battery and hard-wired smoke alarm
  • Replace batteries once a year unless it is a non-replaceable 10-year lithium battery
  • Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, including basements, both inside and outside bedrooms
  • Replace entire smoke alarm every 8-10 years or according to manufacturer instructions
  • Never disable a smoke alarm

According to www.ready.gov it is Always Important to Do the Following Before a Fire

  1. make digital copies of valuable documents and records like birth certificates.
  2. Sleep with the door open.
  3. Contact your local fire department for information on training on the proper use and maintenance of fire extinguishers.
  4. Consider installing an automatic fire sprinkler in your home.

If you have suffered a fire damage in Louisville, Ohio please call SERVPRO of South & East Stark County. It is essential to call a preferred and reputable restoration company that your insurance company works with. We can help restore your home or business to preloss condition call us 24 hours a day at 330-823-4088 or visit www.SERVPROsoutheaststarkcounty.com.

Stay tuned for What to do During a Fire!

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