Persuasive Essay On Fire Safety

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Fire Is dangerous because by the time you figure out there is a fire, you may have 2 or less minutes to escape (American Red Cross). ‘Having working fire detectors decreases your chance of death by 50% because they give the first warning that there's a fire’(American Red Cross). Keep burning candles away from flammable objects, this is because they will burn anything flammable if touched by anything that can burn. To help reduce the chance of death, make a fire escape plan, with two ways out of each room. Also, test your fire alarms each month, and if they aren't working, charge/swap their batteries. In case of fire, get out stay out and call 9-1-1. ‘Keep things that get can burn 3 feet away from objects that get hot.’(American Red Cross) Turn…show more content…
Extinguish open flames: pets are generally curious and will investigate cooking appliances, candles, or your fireplace. Be sure your pet is not left unattended around a open flame and be sure to extinguish any open flame before leaving your home. 2:remove stove knobs: be sure to remove your stove knobs or protect them with covers before you leave your home. The stove or cooktop is the number 1 piece of equipment involved with your pet causing fires. 3. Invest in flameless candles: these candles have a light bulb rather than a open flame. Cats are notorious for starting fire by flipping over candles with their tails. 4. Secure young pets: keep them confined away from fire starting hazards when you are away from home such as in crates or behind baby gates in secure areas. Conclusion:fire safety is important because it will help you and your house members stay safe in case of a fire. It can also save your life. Remember, always make sure nothing can happen to cause a fire, but just in case, always have a fire plan. And make sure you can get out of your house in time by doing fire drills at home. Also make sure you can safely get out of a fire

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