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• Have a family escape plan. Every member of the family should know two ways out of the house in case the primary exit is blocked by fire or smoke. Also, designate a family meeting place outside. Firefighters’ primary task is to save lives, and if they know everyone is out safely, they can concentrate on putting the fire out.

• If you have children, teach them the basics, such as stop, drop and roll and crawling low in a room full of smoke. There are lots of good tips at www.safekids.org.

• Make sure everyone in your household knows the emergency phone number of the local fire department.

This month, fire departments are spreading the word about fire safety. Many firehouses are hosting open houses, while others are sending firefighters out to visit schools. Take advantage of these opportunities to learn more about fire safety and fire prevention from the experts.

On average, there are more than 350,000 residential fires a year in the United States, resulting in about 2,500 deaths, 13,000 injuries and billions of dollars in property loss. Do everything you can to avoid adding to these sobering statistics. Learn how to prevent a fire in your home and know how to get yourself and your family members to safety if one does occur. With common sense as your guide, it doesn’t take too much time, effort or expense to head off a real tragedy.


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Thought that this great Fire Prevention idea would interest you.

We will have Power Failures – People will Burn Candles

I am the first to agree that flashlights and light sticks are the preferred form of emergency lighting. The difficulty with most homes and emergency kits is their ability to provide lighting on a long term basis -24/48/72 hours or 10 days. This is why Kevin’s Kandles are an ideal tool for emergency and disaster preparedness.

- 15,000+ accidental candle fires are reported in the USA each year. Kevin's Kandles greatly reduce this risk for your family and your community. They help eliminate the "Stupid Factor" when people run out of batteries during extended power failures and "get creative" with their illumination.

In North America, 4% of residential fires are candle related. A majority of the deaths and injuries occur during power failures and in houses where the electricity has been disconnected.

- Again, this is why Kevin’s Kandles are such a great tool for Emergency and Disaster Preparedness. They are Much Safer than traditional candles, Convenient, Inexpensive and Environmentally Friendly. If a Kevin's Kandle is left unattended - it will go out; if it is tipped over - it will go out!

-Each pack of Kevin's Kandles manufactured in the USA, contains 100 - 10 hour candles. A carton measures 15 x 15 x 20”, weighs 25 pounds and contains 500 packs of Kevin’s Kandles. That’s a potential of 50,000 - 10 hour candles!

To view the demonstration video and learn more visit www.asafercandle.com

Kevin Dawson


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