Home Fire Plan

Fire prevention is the best way to reduce the likelihood of a fire in your home.

Things YOU can do to prevent a fire:

  • Keep combustibles away from all heat sources such as water heaters and space heaters

  • Clean build up of lint in your clothes dryer

  • Do not overload electrical outlets

  • Keep flammable liquids such as gasoline stored properly and away from all heat sources

  • Have your chimney cleaned and inspected yearly

  • Do not leave cooking food unattended


It is important to be prepared in case you do have a fire.

  • Have working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to alert everyone of a fire

  • Fire extinguishers or garden hose for small fires

  • Home exit plan- what to do and how to get out of house if a fire occurs

  • Outside meeting place- meeting place outside the home to make sure everyone is out of the house

  • Call 911

  • Discuss and practice this plan especially with children


For more information please go this Oregon State Fire Marshal link:





Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *