This week is National Fire Prevention Week. Yesterday we started taking a quiz to test your knowledge, let’s finish it up today. (Presenter, read the question and let them answer. Correct answer is noted)
6. Smoke alarms should be placed in?
a Bedrooms, outside sleeping areas and kitchens.
b Bedrooms, outside sleeping areas and on every level of the home. CORRECT
c Kitchens, outside sleeping areas and on every level of the home.
d Outside sleeping areas and on every level of the home including the attic.
7. Space heaters should be how many feet from things that can burn?
c 3. CORRECT
8. You should call a professional electrician when?
a Your circuit breaker trips.
b You lose your electricity.
c You purchase a home.
d Your outlets are warm. CORRECT
9. A home fire escape plan must show?
a Two fire escapes from each level and an outside meeting place.
b Two outside meeting places and the fire department phone number.
c Two ways out of the home and an outside meeting place.
d Two ways out of each room and an outside meeting place. CORRECT
10. If the oil catches fire in a pan while cooking, you should?
a Carry the pan to the sink.
b Put the fire out with baking soda and turn the burner off.
c Throw water on the pan and turn the burner off.
d Slide a lid over the pan and turn off the burner off. CORRECT
So how did you do? Fire safety and prevention can be a serious matter. It is important that you know the warning signs and what to do in case of a fire. This week we’ll look at some more tips. For more information you can visit www.firepreventionweek.org