Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12

Posted at 5:32 AM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 05:38:59-04

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12, which urges families to plan and practice what to do in the event of a house fire.

Remember, in a typical house fire you may only have a couple of minutes to escape once your smoke alarms sounds, that's why you and your family need a plan to stay safe.

The National Fire Protection Association recommends talking with your loved ones about escape routes, meeting places and how to call 911 in case of an emergency.

Click here for worksheets you can fill out with your children that will help you prepare for a house fire.