Do You Have A Fire Plan?   It should include that you leave early. 

Warnings & Restrictions

Lear about what warnings & restrictions  

For current emergency warnings and incident information go to VicEmergency.

Some Facts about fire…

  • During a fire the air’s normal oxygen level is drastically reduced, causing disorientation.
  • About one in three reported fires start in the kitchen. Not paying attention while cooking was the key cause for almost all kitchen fires.
  • The majority of home fire fatalities occur during the winter and at night when people are sleeping.

Don’t deadlock yourself in…

Deadlocks are an important part of your home security.

However, if you are inside don’t deadlock the door, as this may prevent your family from exiting your home in the event of fire. If you need to deadlock the door, keep the key in the lock incase you need to escape in a hurry.

Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

See how Smoke alarms can save your family 

If clothes catch on fire…

Stop, Drop and Roll

Is your family prepared in the event of fire?

Sit down as a family to create a home escape plan.

Have at least two exits from each room and know the best route to exit your home.

If your home is multi-story, how will you exit from upstairs?

Have a meeting place outside your home

(i.e. the letterbox).

Never go back inside a burning house.

Practice Often

Plan & Prepare

 

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