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Fire Security Awareness For Your Childrens

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Keep Dangerous Objects Away

This goes without saying. Most of the fire security compromises with children happen due to mishandling of fire-precarious substances like lighters, matchbox etc. at their hands. Follow this as a rule of thumb. Mere watching your children may not be enough. Ensure it with a tenacity that things which have the potential of breaking out a fire are away from the reach of your little angels.

Fires can be nasty and it is possible that traditional fire extinguishers may just not be enough to ensure the safety of your loved ones. We understand that you are busy and may not be able to watch your kids 24X7. However, despite your busy schedule, you can work on pretty basic things to avoid the turmoil of fire. Here are a few suggestions that help prevent unnecessary mishaps in case of fire:

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This goes without saying. Most of the fire security compromises with children happen due to mishandling of fire-precarious substances like lighters, matchbox etc. at their hands. Follow this as a rule of thumb. Mere watching your children may not be enough. Ensure it with a tenacity that things which have the potential of breaking out a fire are away from the reach of your little angels.

Double Check Your Appliances
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Prevention is always better than cure. It will hardly take 5 minutes to check every appliance that has the potential of catching fire. Additionally, there are many electronic items which have the risk of causing a fire if not properly handled. Read the basic instructions for handling every new gizmo that comes into your home. With regard to the safety of young ones, these 5 to 10 minutes spent on reading will be well spent. Moreover, make sure the electronic appliances in your house are functioning properly. Faulty appliances can cause fires.

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Fire Extinguishers
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What better to save from fire from something which kills fire! Give every level of the house fire safety of extinguishers and make sure you replace them in time.

Smoke Alarms
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Should anything misfortunate happen, smoke alarms will serve as the first level of security? Install these in every part of the house to ensure a fair warning at the first sign of danger. Check the alarm system or its efficiency in designated time. You may be worried by the regular warning sound if it is installed in the kitchen. No worries there. Technology is at your service. The market serves out all sorts of smoke alarms which have suitable settings for toasters and even a silencer button.

Escape Plan
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You can teach your child what to do when the sound of smoke alarms fills the house. Train them to follow a certain path out of the house. Patience is the key here. You do not want to scare your child and that is understood. But the thing is you may not. Schools also go for drills today to ensure fire safety and you can do the same. Turn it into a game for them and practice with them. They will love it.

However, when an actual fire breaks out children may get scared. In this scenario, a well-practised escape plan will come in handy. Just feed them with positive points like being courageous, and being smart and following the escape route.

 

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