As Australian households look for ways to stay warm and cosy this winter, Wormald is reminding families to be extra vigilant about keeping their homes fire safe and discussing fire prevention with their children. A fire escape plan should start with a floor plan of the home that maps out the quickest escape route from each room and indicates where fire safety equipment is kept. This fire extinguisher is not recommended for use on or nearby sensitive equipment such as computers etc. Unfortunately fire extinguishers cannot be sent via Australia Post which means that we have to use couriers for all of our deliveries.
The products contained in the Small Home Fire Safety Kit are manufactured to meet the requirements of all applicable standards. The Home Fire Safety Pack 2 - an essential pack containing everything you need to provide fire safety protection in the home. Jodee Wyatt, founder of The Fire Foundation, a charity organisation that is dedicated to helping victims of fire to recover and rebuild their lives, can’t stress enough how important it is to be well prepared. The fire escape plan should then be practiced regularly by the entire family including children so they don’t forget what to do in case of a fire emergency. Less than ? inch additional pressure by pushing or exceeding same time, there is the potential for. If you have question about fire safety or would like help installing a smoke detector, please contact us by calling 725-2119 or send an e-mail with your request to Fire Chief. DonateDonations to the Department can be made through The United Way by simply writing in Mathews Volunteer Fire Department on your United Way Pledge Form. For over two decades, the agency continually promoted upgrading of equipment and providing emergency medical services including handling of hazardous materials (HAZMAT), fire safety awareness programs, community outreach and involvement. Erb and Young Insurance is here to help you as the owner of a Florida Home to make informed decisions when it comes to anything that can threaten the well-being of you, your family and your assets — like protecting your family from fire by providing home fire safety tips.

Erb and Young Insurance is here to help you rebuild your life after a terrible loss, like a fire. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, including the basement and outside all sleeping areas. Make sure your child understands to “get out and stay out.” He or she should get out of the home immediately and not go back in, even if family members or pets are still inside. They work out of two offices in the Orlando area to best serve Business Owners and Home Owners of Central Florida. Take the time now to review fire safety facts and tips so your family will be prepared in the event of a fire emergency in your home.
Tell them to never hide from firefighters, and to follow all directions from firefighters during a fire. Winter is the most dangerous time of year for house fires with more than 60 per cent of home fires occurring in the cooler months. Commonly used in a wide variety of locations including caravans and boats as well as homes and office enviroments.
Be aware that some children may have a natural curiosity about fire and be tempted to be involved in ‘fire play’.
This includes ensuring that the smoke alarms are installed in the correct location, batteries been replaced with new ones (if it’s an existing alarm) and checking that fire safety equipment such as fire extinguishers or fire blankets are in good working order. Teach children not to play with matches, lighters, and other materials that can be used to start fires.
Check to make sure all appliances, including the stove, are turned off before leaving the home. In case you missed some, ask your children to tell you where any are located throughout your home.

Practice your escape plan in the dark so that you all know what to expect and how to navigate the home without electricity. Important steps for the plan include leaving the home right away and having a designated meeting place. With the majority of house fires preventable, it is vital that families conduct a fire safety audit of the home. Consider purchasing a fire safety kit consisting of a fire extinguisher, fire blanket and make sure the family know where it is located.
Keep flammable liquids such as kerosene and gasoline locked up and safely stored away from kids and heat. Smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and fire blankets are all essential tools for defending a home against a fire. If you have a fireplace, ensure you have a mesh guard to protect against flying sparks and embers from an open fire. Teach kids what to do if their clothes catch fire: Stop, Drop to the ground, and Roll until the fire is put out. For complete fire safety protection this winter, fire safety kits are available from Wormald.

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