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EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE SAFETY. INTRODUCTION. 911 SYSTEM FIRE SAFETY EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS. 911 SYSTEM. HOW DOES IT WORK? WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY? WHAT RESOURCES WILL RESPOND TO MY HOUSE? WHEN YOU CALL 911 BE PREPARED TO ANWSER THE QUESTIONS APPROPRIATELY EDUCATE YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT 911.

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INTRODUCTION

  • 911 SYSTEM

  • FIRE SAFETY

  • EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS


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911 SYSTEM

  • HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY?

  • WHAT RESOURCES WILL RESPOND TO MY HOUSE?

  • WHEN YOU CALL 911 BE PREPARED TO ANWSER THE QUESTIONS APPROPRIATELY

  • EDUCATE YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT 911


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FIRE SAFETY

  • FIRE STATISTICS

  • FIRE CAUSES

  • MAKING YOUR HOME SAFE

  • EMERGENCY ACTION AND SURVIVING THE FIRE


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FIRE STATISTICS

  • MORE THAN 4000 AMERICANS DIE ANNUALLY

  • 80% OF FIRE DEATHS OCCUR AT HOME

  • ONLY 1/5 OF DEATHS OCCUR AT HOMES WITH SMOKE DETECTORS

  • SMOKE IS THE BIGGEST KILLER

  • CHILDREN SET OVER 18,900 HOUSE FIRES EVERY YEAR

  • EVERY YEAR APPROX. 1,000 SENIORS DIE IN FIRES


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FIRE CAUSES

  • SMOKING

  • HEATING EQUIPMENT

  • COOKING AND COOKING EQUIPMENT

  • CHILDREN PLAYING WITH MATCHES,LIGHTERS


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FIRE CAUSES

  • ARSON/

    SUSPICIOUS


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MAKING YOUR HOME FIRE SAFE

  • INSTALL SMOKE DETECTORS-CHANGE BATTERIES WITH CLOCK

  • HAVE EVACUATION PLANS

  • DON’T STORE COMBUSTIBLES CLOSE TO HEATER,WATER HEATER OR OTHER SOURCE OF COMBUSTION


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MAKING YOUR HOME FIRE SAFE

  • CLEAN OUT OLD PAINT, LUMBER AND JUNK FROM BASEMENT AND GARAGE

  • CLEAN LINT TRAP IN YOUR DRYER EVERY TIME YOU USE IT

  • USE METAL VENT PIPE NOT PLASTIC



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SURVIVING THE FIRE

  • ESCAPE ROUTES-PRIMARY AND SECONDARY


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SURVIVING THE FIRE

  • PREDESIGNATED MEETING PLACE

    -MAIL BOX

    -TREE

    -FLAG POLE


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SURVIVING THE FIRE

  • KEEP LOW TO THE FLOOR

  • NEVER HIDE

  • IF CLOTHES CATCH FIRE-STOP DROP AND ROLL

  • PLAN AND DRILL WITH YOUR CHILDREN


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EARTHQUAKE SAFETY

  • FAMILY READINESS

  • HOME PREPAREDNESS

  • EMERGENCY SUPPLIES/FOOD

  • DURING THE QUAKE

  • AFTER THE QUAKE

  • UTILITIES


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FAMILY READINESS

  • CREATE A PLAN

  • KNOW YOUR SAFE SPOTS

  • KNOW THE DANGER SPOTS

  • ESCAPE PLAN AND MEETING PLACE

  • EMERGENCY PHONE LIST

  • SURVIVAL KIT FOR WORK CAR AND HOME


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HOME PREPAREDNESS

  • LEARN HOW TO SECURE UTILITIES

  • CHECK CHIMNEYS, ROOFS, FOUNDATIONS FOR STABILITY

  • SECURE HEAVY FURNITURE

  • SECURE WATER HEATER

  • KEEP HEAVY OBJECTS LOW ON SHELVES


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EMERGENCY SUPPLIES

  • SUPPLIES FOR 72 HOURS

  • FIRST AID SUPPLIES

  • EQUIPMENT

    -SHOVEL

    -TENT

    -SLEEPING BAGS

    -CLOTHING

    -RADIO,FLASHLIGHTS

    -CASH


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EMERGENCY FOOD

  • CAMP STOVE

  • FREEZE DRIED FOOD

  • MRE’S

  • GRANOLA/ENERGY BARS

  • STORE CACHE OF WATER

  • PURIFIER


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AFTER THE QUAKE

  • AFTER SHOCKS

  • CHECK FOR INJURIES, FIRST AID IF NECESSARY

  • REMAIN CALM

  • CHECK FOR FIRE AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS

  • CHECK GAS, WATER AND ELECTRIC LINES

  • TUNE TO EMERGENCY BROADCAST SYSTEM ON RADIO





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CONCLUSION

  • HAVE A PLAN

  • PRACTICE YOUR PLAN WITH FAMILY AND BABYSITTERS



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