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While 71% of Americans have an escape plan in case of a fire, only 47% of those have practiced it. The good news is that creating and practicing a home fire escape plan is simple. Just follow the steps below to make sure everyone in your home is prepared with what to do in case of a home fire.
It is important to have a plan when there are children in your home. Children sometimes need help getting out of the house. They may not know how to escape or what to do unless an adult shows them.
Fires can start anywhere in the home and at any time, so run through the plan at different times of the day or night, and practice different ways out.
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