Fire Prevention Week is 10/7/12 – 10/13/12.
Fires are frightening. Not only can you get burned but you can lose your life. I know because fire has personally affected me. You see my first husband and son died because of injuries sustained in a fire many years ago.
Take a look at this: In 2010 in Camden County, NJ fire departments responded to 29,192 fires (http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dfs/) — that’s a lot of fires. Big or small fire is fire and someone can get hurt. There are a variety of ways to prevent fires and plan for escape in the event there is a fire. Here are three tips that address fire prevention and fire escape. (more…)