Teach your community how to safely escape from a fire with this collection of safety tip sheets

Blog Post created by bpugh Employee on Oct 12, 2017

Fire Prevention Week - 2 ways out


Introduce Fire Prevention Week all year long to students, members of your community, and high-risk populations. NFPA has several safety tip sheets that you can use and distribute throughout your community.

Download and print out these tools to teach others how to safely escape from different venues in case of a fire.


Escape Planning Tip SheetEscape planning (PDF)Plan Ahead! If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Everyone needs to know what to do and where to go if there is a fire.
smoke alarm safety tip sheetSmoke alarms at home (PDF)Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.
home fire sprinklers - safety tip sheetHome fire sprinklers (PDF)Over 80% of fire deaths occur in the home. Home fire sprinklers can save lives and property from fire. They respond quickly and effectively to fire, often extinguishing the fire before the fire department arrives. Only the sprinkler closest to the fire will activate, spraying water on the fire.
fire alarms in apartment buildings - safety tip sheetFire alarms in apartment buildings (PDF)Large apartment buildings are built to keep people safe from fire. Fire alarm systems detect smoke and fire. They will warn residents of danger.
campus fire safety - safety tip sheetCampus fire safety (PDF)College students living away from home should take a few minutes to make sure they are living in a fire-safe environment. Educating students on what they can do to stay safe during the school year is important and often overlooked.
hotel and motel safety - safety tip sheetHotel & motel safety (PDF)Vacations and business travel make hotels and motels our home away from home. It is just as important to be prepared and know what you would do in a hotel/motel emergency as it is in your own home. 
hi-rise apartment and condominium - safety tip sheetHigh-rise apartments/condominiums (PDF)People living in a high-rise apartment or condominium building need to think ahead and be prepared in the event of a fire. It is important to know the fire safety features in your building and work together with neighbors to help keep the building as fire-safe as possible.
fire safety in manufactured homes - safety tip sheetFire safety in manufactured homes (PDF)If buying or renting a manufactured home is in your future, make sure you keep fire safety in mind. By following a few tips and knowing the facts and the safety requirements for manufactured homes, you can help keep your family safe.