In the event there is a
fire close to you home here are some handy tips to
1. Shut off the gas and
electricity at the mains.
2. If time allows, dampen
the bushes and exterior walls of your home.
3. Untie or unstable any
animals you may have corralled. Put domestic pets in
handy carrying baskets ready to evacuate if necessary.
4. In the event of an
evacuation help children, the elderly and others whom
may not have transport.
5. Don't waste time
collecting personal possessions in the event of an
6. Don't return to the
house for any reason.
7. Close all of the windows
and doors before leaving.
8. Remove any combustible
materials from the house and exterior.