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Here is some very valuable fire safety information. Please read through these informative guidelines to learn how you can avoid dangerous accidents. And please share this valuable information with those you care about.
Working smoke alarms save lives. Don’t be foolish enough to think a barking dog will awaken you or that you will smell smoke – don’t bet your life on it![…]
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What every family needs to know…
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This information is intended to be used as reference only. For a complete listing consult the Ontario Fire Code or contact the Windsor Fire & Rescue Services – Fire Prevention[…]
One smoke alarm is required to be installed in each storey of a home and adjacent to any sleeping areas within the home. When a home contains multiple sleeping areas,[…]
Your fire safety is your responsibility! If you live in an apartment or condominium, your safety also depends on the actions of the building management and other residents. Every fire[…]
The Ontario Fire Code requires that every place of residence have smoke alarms installed and kept in working condition. Smoke alarms are very important for the safety of you and[…]
Smoke alarms save lives. We have collected lots of information to help you be safe. Our downloadable “Fire Prevention Reminders” document contains lots of helpful information explaining how to avoid[…]
Let this Fire and Fall Prevention Safety Checklist help you evaluate your home for fall prevention and fire safety. Of course, your situation may vary. Adjust this list to fit[…]
Many injuries occurring around the home are the result of a fall. Our downloadable “Fall Prevention Reminders” document provides helpful information to help avoid household falls.
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People age 65 and older are especially vulnerable to falls and fires in the home. This 4-part downloadable Home Safety checklist can be used by older adults to check their[…]
Most fire deaths happen in the home. Everyone should have a fire escape plan and practice how to get out as fast as possible.
Learning how to be safe in and around your home will help to avoid the most common causes of fire at home. We encourage you to review the content of[…]