Fire Prevention Week

It is important for everyone to plan and practice a home fire escape. Everyone needs to be prepared in advance, so that they know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds. Given that every home is different, every home fire escape plan will also be different.   Have a plan for everyone in the home. Children, older adults, and people with disabilities may need assistance to wake up and get out. Make sure that someone will help them!

Fire Prevention Week is October 9 - 15, 2022

This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape™” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from home fires.

Today’s homes burn faster than ever. You may have as little as two minutes (or even less time) to safely escape a home fire from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Your ability to get out of a home during a fire depends on the early warning from smoke alarms and advance planning.

It is important for everyone to plan and practice a home fire escape. Everyone needs to be prepared in advance so that they know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds. Given that every home is different, every home fire escape plan will also be different.

Have a plan for everyone in the home. Children, older adults, and people with disabilities may need assistance to wake up and get out. Make sure that someone will help them. 

Take part in our Fire Prevention Week Contests

Enter our adult contest or kid contest for your chance to win! The contest will open on Oct. 9 and end on Oct. 15. Please note that to qualify to enter the contests, answers must all be correct. 

Review these fire escape planning tips and the Making a Home Fire Escape Plan video below before doing the quiz! 

Kid Contest for ages 12 and under 

Adult Contest for ages 13 and up

    Making a Home Fire Escape Plan

    Quiz Prizes for ages 13 and up:

    First-place prize package (approximate value $725)

    • Ninja Foodie 2 Basket Air Fryer
    • 3 Kidde Wireless Talking Smoke & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Combination Alarm, 10-Year Battery
    • Kidde Multi-Purpose ABC 4lb Fire Extinguisher
    • Kidde 13 ft Emergency Escape Ladder

    Second-place prize package (approximate value $500)

    • Ninja Foodie 2 Basket Air Fryer
    • 3- Kidde Wireless Talking Smoke & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Combination Alarm, 10-Year Battery

    Third-place prize package (approximate value $260)

    • Ninja Foodie 2 Basket Air Fryer

    Quiz Prizes for ages 12 and under:

    3 Identical prize packs for the first, second, and third place (approximate value $140)

    • Lego City Downtown Fire Brigade kit