15 Nov 2012

Fire Safety Measures for Home

Fire Safety

‘Precaution is better than cure’ this saying holds a lot of importance in everybody’s life. People should be aware as well as equipped with necessary measures to safeguard themselves and the people around from accidents. Fire accidents are the most common ones that cause huge damage to life and property. These can be curbed to a great extent following certain simple measures. We in this write up offer you measures to prevent fire accidents that can take place at your home.


Before taking any safety measure against fire, it is important to identify its possible causes. The following are the few reasons that may become a cause of fire at your home:
  • Absence of fire alarm
  • Alcohol is a possible cause of fire. About 40% of fire accidents at home are caused by alcohol.
  • Delayed actions: Most of the fire victims die because of inhaling toxic smoke and poisonous gases for a long time rather than dying of burns
  • Most of the fire accidents take place in the kitchen owing to wrong handling of gas cylinders, non-switched off stoves etc
  • Smoking is one of the major causes of fire accidents
  • Short-circuiting

Preventive Measures:

The following are the safety measures that you must observe at your home, which will protect you and your family from the threats of fire accidents:

What to do in case of a fire breakout?

In case fire takes places in your home, observe the following rules to reduce the damages caused due to it:
  • Close down all the doors and windows of the home once everybody is out of the house. This will stop the oxygen supply and thus stop the fire from spreading further.
  • In case your clothes catch fire, lie down on the floor and start rolling to put the fire to an end.
  • Switch-off the electrical appliances in case of fire.
Thus, by following a few simple measures you can avoid fire related accidents and thus safeguard your family and your home from any kind of fire threats.

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  2. I have noted down some points which are useful in case of fire in the house. I think everyone should read these points for their safety. But people are just... they think it may never happen to them. That is why many people aren't ready and they don't know what they should be doing in case their houses are set on fire. They die. Fire Risk Assessment is one of the best preventive measures people are taking nowadays.

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