Preparedness Tip: House Fires
There are some steps you can take to prevent fires in your home and apartment. Here are a few:
Stay in the kitchen while cooking, especially while frying, grilling, or broiling.
Keep a fire extinguisher in an easily accessible place, typically in the kitchen.
Never use a stove range or oven to heat your home.
Replace old, worn, or frayed appliance cords.
Avoid running cords under combustible objects, like rugs and furniture.
Keep portable space heaters away from combustible objects.
Read more house fire prevention tips here.