Surviving Skills

Skills for Surviving a Fire

  • Sleep with the door closed
  • Treat every alarm as an emergency
  • Know two ways out (doors, windows, escape ladders)
  • Be able to unlock and open doors and windows easily
  • Identify outside meeting locations(s)
  • Discovering a fire, initiate evacuation
  • Extinguish or contain the fire
  • Feel the door
  • Crawl low under smoke
  • Get out - stay out!
  • Report the fire - call 101

If You Can't Get Outs

  • Barriers and space
  • Block heat, smoke, and gas
  • Stay low
  • Call 911
  • Signal for help