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Firefighters want you to Close Before You Doze!


(lullaby music) Did you lock up? I did. Goodnight. Goodnight. (lullaby music) Good night you two! Don’t forget to close your door. I’m Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer You can’t always have a firefighter in your
home 24 hours a day. Nor would you want one. Hmmm. Yes! But you can close your door when
you sleep at night. It can mean the difference between life and death in
a house fire After a fire starts there is very little time to act. Closing your door as a simple action you can take to increase your chances of
surviving a fire Research by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute
shows that rooms with closed doors had an average temperature of less than a
hundred degrees and a hundred parts per million of CO compared to a thousand plus
degrees in over 10,000 parts per million of CO and rooms with open doors It’s simple. Close Before You Doze. Just Close Before You Doze! Make sure you smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are in working condition. Install smoke alarms
in every sleeping room and outside each separate sleeping area. Install alarms on
every level of the home. Make sure we have a meeting place outside. Practice a Home Fire Escape Plan with your family Know two ways out of every room . Come on kids! yep let’s go go to your exits! Choose an outside meeting place like a
neighbor’s house, a light post, mailbox or stop sign a safe distance in front of
your home where everyone can meet after they’ve escaped. A recent survey from UL showed that only 29 percent of people closed their door
before they sleep. Most don’t know that a closed door could potentially save your
life in a home fire please share this important safety message with your
friends and family Close Before You Doze!

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