Fire Safety for Kids

Tips to Protect your Kids

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"Home fires start and spread quickly, which is why we all need to be careful and educated when it comes to fire safety. Just a little bit of planning can make a big difference for your family."

  • "Working Smoke alarms reduce the chances of dying in a fire by nearly 50 percent. They are a critical first step for staying safe, but in order to be effective, they have to be working properly."
  • "Teach kids never to play with matches and lighters. Make a habit of placing these items up and away from young children"
  • "Create and practice a home fire escape plan with two ways out of your house in case of a fire."
  • "Children should know how to respond to the sound of a smoke alarm. Teach them to get low and get out when they hear it"
  • "Use common sense in the kitchen. Limit distractions when cooking and don't leave a hot oven or stovetop unattended"

For Kids

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This is a comprehensive Fire Safety Education video created by Brampton Fire and Emergency Services located in Brampton, ON. This is meant to explain the basics of fire safety to your kids.



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