To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basic characteristics of fire.
React to fire alarms quickly...
Fire spreads quickly; there is no time to gather valuables or make a phone call.
In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening.
In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames.
Follow building evacuation plans to locate the nearest exit.
Once out, stay out until all clear message is given...
Cooking Fire Safety Video Clips (USFA)
Keep Things Away from Heat (1:32)
Keep Kids Away from Cooking Areas (1:30)
Prevent Scalds and Burns (1:57)
Watch What You Heat (1:40)
Know What to Do if There is a Fire (1:38)
Please view these short videos of different fire alarms sounding:
Ben Sadoff Science Hall
Stayer Center - Penthouse