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Fire Prevention Week

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Posted at 2:39 AM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 02:40:36-04

October 7th marks the start of Fire Prevention Week.

The National Fire Protection Association says the week is meant to educate on how to stay safe and prevent a fire.

The association says there are three ways you can prepare now.
-Identify places where a fire could start.
-Listen for your smoke alarms.
-Always know two ways to escape out of a room

According to the association, 71% of Americans have an escape plan in case of a fire, but only 47% of them have practiced it.

You can find out more on the association's website.

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