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The Great Chicago Fire of 1871!. Fire Safety. Tips and Techniques. PERSONAL SAFETY . FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR AROUND THE HOUSE. STOP - DROP - ROLL. ESCAPE PLANS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY SMOKE DETECTORS NEVER PLAY WITH FIRE!!!. Fire needs three things to live. Heat (flames)

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fire safety

Fire Safety

Tips and Techniques

personal safety
PERSONAL SAFETY
  • FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR AROUND THE HOUSE

STOP - DROP - ROLL

ESCAPE PLANS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

SMOKE DETECTORS

NEVER PLAY WITH FIRE!!!

fire needs three things to live
Fire needs three things to live.
  • Heat (flames)
  • Fuel (wood, paper, books, cotton, etc.)
  • Oxygen (air)

Take away any one of these things and the fire goes OUT!

firemen use this knowledge to fight fires
Firemen use this knowledge to fight fires!
  • They use water to remove HEAT.
  • They use Foam to remove Oxygen.
  • They use axes and pike poles to remove fuel.
fire fighters wear protective clothing to stay safe
Fire Fighters wear protective clothing to stay safe.
  • Helmets to protect from falling objects.
  • Steel reinforced boots to protect their feet and legs.
  • Bunker pants/quick-hitches and coat, to protect from heat and falling hot liquid.
  • YOU don’t have this protective clothing.
never play with matches or lighters
Never Play with Matches or Lighters
  • If you find matches give them to an adult
  • Never play with a lighter
  • If you see a lighter, have an adult take care of it
  • Never play with fire of any kind
  • Playing with fire can cause your clothes to burn
slide8
What do you do if your clothes catch on fire?
  • Fire needs oxygen to live.
  • Rolling takes away the fire’s oxygen.
  • Running increases the oxygen and the fire gets bigger!
  • So What Should YOU do?
slide9
DROP

ROLL

smoke detectors save lives
Smoke Detectors Save Lives
  • CHECK THEM EVERY MONTH!
  • CHANGE BATTERIES AT LEAST YEARLY!
  • KEEP THEM CLEAN AND DUST FREE!
how do you get out of a house fire
How do You get OUT of a House Fire!
  • Smoke and heat gather at the ceiling first.
  • Stay LOW and CRAWL out!
  • Feel the doors and don’t open a hot door!
  • Do not stop for ANYTHING!
e d i t h13

E.D.I.T.H.

E = ESCAPE

D = DRILLS

I = IN

T = THE

H = HOME

two ways out
TWO WAYS OUT
  • Plan ahead and have TWO ways out of every room!
  • Through a door or out a Window.
escape drills in the home

ESCAPE DRILLS IN THE HOME

  • Install Smoke Detectors and keep them in working order!

How do you survive?

  • Make an escape plan and practice it!
  • HAVE A MEETING PLACE OUTSIDE!
  • Once you are out of the house, STAY OUT!
have a meeting place outside
Have a meeting place outside!
  • Near a Tree
  • By the mailbox
  • Next to the swing
  • Anywhere away from the road and the house
once you are out stay out
Once you are out STAY OUT!
  • Don’t go back inside for anything.
  • Don’t go looking for your favorite book.
  • Don’t go to get your favorite clothes.
  • Don’t go looking for your parents or anyone.
  • Don’t even go looking for your dog. He is probably safe outside running around!
  • STAY OUTSIDE AT THE MEETING PLACE!
should you call 911 before you leave the house
Should you call 911 before you leave the house?
  • NO WAY!
  • GET OUT!
  • Call from a neighbor’s home
  • Tell the neighbor to call.
  • Remember only call 911 for emergencies.
play it safe
PLAY IT SAFE!
  • Fire Safety is up to you!!
  • Keep yourself safe and keep your family safe by practicing safety measures in your own home!!
the end
TheEnd!

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