Fire Tips - Why to close your doors!
Did you know by closing your door at night could save your life if your house started on fire. If the unfortunate occurrence of a home fire, happens by having your doors closed the damage will be lessened with the addition of a fire alarm in the hallway and an exit plan out of your bedroom you can help eliminate some of the toxic fumes and suffocating smoke. Within minutes of a fire located on a lower level, toxic fumes and suffocating smoke will have already made their way to the upper most rooms, stealing precious lifesaving minutes. A closed door acts as a shield between you and the damage raging outside. It also allows you time to formulate an escape plan, or if trapped, for rescue efforts to reach your location. A basic house fire can reach upwards of 1,100 degrees but by having your door remain closed prevents the atmospheric temperate of rising above 110 degrees. Hot, but survivable. By choosing this one simple step for your daily routine could be a lifesaving method that’s as simple as shutting the door.
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