Fire safety arrangements and pre-planning can save thousand lives. If a fire occurs in your home, your chances of survival will depend on how quickly and safely you are able to get out.
This booklet gives you advice on how to prevent fire, and how to protect yourself in the event of a fire.
SMOKE DETECTOR FOR EARLY ALERT
For people who would not be able to hear a conventional smoke alarm there are special devices available which make use of a vibrating pad or flashing light instead of the auditory signal. The vibrating pad alarms are particularly useful for deaf blind people.
ADVANCE PLAN - ESCAPE ROUTE
If a fire occurs in your home you may have to get out in dark and difficult conditions. Escaping from a fire will be a lot easier if you have already planned your escape route and know where to go: