Fire Safety for Multigenerational Families

Some families have three or more generations living together under one roof. Economics, shared responsibilities and support caring for family members make this an inviting option. Several generations living in a home increases the need for fire safe practices. Keep safety in mind for your family. Download our multigenerational fire safety toolkit

  

Fire Safety for Families Living Together

Brochure: Fire Safety for Multigenerational Families

Fast Facts About Fire Safety in Multigenerational Families

Fast Facts About Fire Safety in Multigenerational Families (Spanish)

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Infographic: Fire Safety for Multigenerational Families (Spanish)

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Fire Safety Tips

  • View Fire Safety Guides
  • Install a working smoke alarm on every level of your home, outside. sleeping areas and inside bedrooms
  • Replace smoke alarm batteries once every year.
  • Always stay in the kitchen when cooking. Stand by your pan!
  • Know how to escape if there is a fire in your home. Have a plan and practice it with your family.
  • Replace smoke alarms that are more than 10 years old. They don’t last forever.

Off-Campus Fire Safety

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Most (94 percent) fatal campus fires took place in off-campus housing, according to incidents examined by USFA between 2000 and 2015. The best advice to keep your college student safe is this:  See it before you sign it.

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