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Fire escape plans could save your life

Posted at 7:04 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 19:04:06-05

If you had to escape a house fire, how would you get out? According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) 4,000 American die each year in fires.

USFA facts also prove that having a working smoke alarm more than doubles one's chances of surviving a fire.

According to the USFA, these escape plan tips could help save your life:

  • Have two ways out of each room.
  • Know to crawl low to the floor when escaping to avoid toxic smoke.
  • Know that once you’re out, stay out.

For a full list of helpful tips, visit the USFA website. Below is a plan you can print out to use for your family:

 

 
 

 

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