Why Do I Need A Home Fire Drill?
Close to 50% of people who die in home fires were trying to escape when they died.
A developed exit plan, and practice of a home fire drill, might have saved their lives.
What's It Like to Be In a Fire?
"You can't see anything in front of you."
“You can’t breathe.”
“It’s hot. It’s dark. It’s hostile.”
“You don’t know what to expect.”
“You have to go by feel.”
“A 15-foot hallway seems 50 miles long.”
“You can easily become unraveled.”
“It’s not a place where humans are ever expected to go. "
"Firefighters train every day for this experience. And it’s still scary and confusing.”
“Could you and your family get out if there’s a fire?”
“There’s only one way to be sure. Practice your home fire drill. Practice, practice, practice.”