It’s foolish to think it can’t happen to you. Fires destroy an average of 15 homes per pay in Quebec. Find all the equipment you need to prevent fires in your home and discover some essential tips than can save lives.
Install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms on every level and in every bedroom. Test alarms regularly.
Alarms don’t last forever, remember to replace your alarms at least every 10 years.
Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Be alert while cooking.
Plan and practice an escape route with your family.
If your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm sounds, leave the home immediately for fresh air and call 911.
Fire and carbon monoxide are deadly threats to any home.
3 of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless and invisible gas produced by fuel burning devices.
Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of home fires. Have fire extinguishers.