Thursday, October 13, 2016

11-Year-Old TN Boy & Smoke Alarm Save Family from Home Fire

A smoke alarm and the quick action of an 11-year-old boy in Memphis saved the boy and his family early Tuesday morning. The boy heard the smoke alarm and woke up the family, allowing them to escape a home fire quickly and safely. The Red Cross assisted the family. Check out the news link here for more on the family's story.

This story hits home for Fire Prevention Month and this month's theme of keeping #LovedOnesSafe. Families should practice fire drills so they can safely escape a house fire in two minutes, and they should check smoke alarms monthly to ensure that they are working properly. Additionally, it's very important for kids to know how to prepare for and survive a fire. For more information on this, visit this link.

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