A Quick Guide to Home Fire Safety
Home should be a safe space for everyone. With this post, we aim to help you with one important aspect of that—home fire safety.
Practising fire safety at home doesn’t have to be a chore if you have the right information and take the relevant precautions.
Where are the danger zones in a house?
Electrical points and areas as short-circuits and other types of malfunctions can cause electrical fires
The kitchen as high heat, open flame, and the use of gas and electrical appliances increase the risk of fire
What can I do about it?
Avoid overcharging devices
Ensure that your chargers and cables bear the relevant safety marks and certifications
Obtain a Home Fire Safety Kit which includes 1) a Portable Fire Extinguisher, 2) a Fire Blanket and 3) a Battery-Operated Smoke/Heat Detector
Store your Portable Fire Extinguisher near your main door or exit
Store your Fire Blanket in the kitchen or near the exit
Install your Battery-Operated Smoke/Heat Detectors in key locations within your home and test them regularly