With the occurrence of fire disasters on the rise, the need to avoiding such incidents should also be taken into account. Fire outbreaks take place mainly due to the carelessness and negligence of people and authorities. Lack of safety related knowledge leads to the death of a lot of people. Hence, all these three features should be taken care of in order to avoid fire outbreaks and decrease the number of deaths involved with it.
Some handy tips are very helpful to minimize the effects of such disasters. Firstly installing and maintaining smoke detectors is essential. They help in warning you in case of a fire and help you in taking necessary steps at the right time. They should be placed at every level of your home and office. Another extremely important tip is to keep match boxes and lighters away from the reach of children. They are not aware about the negative effects of lighting a match-box as they conceive them as toys. A mere flicker from a match stick can lead to the outbreak of a massive fire. Any heating and cooking equipment should be kept at a safe distance from curtains, furniture, paper and bedding which catch fire easily. They should also be out of reach of the children and pets.
A lot of fire disasters occur while cooking. It is hence, important to remain cautious while cooking. A cooking area should be free of combustibles and should never be left unattended. It is advisable not to let children enter the cooking area or try to light up the gas. The other fire safety tips of utmost importance are that candle safety should be practices along with electrical appliances safety. Measures like knowing alternate exit routes, planning and practicing an escape and rolling on the floor in case of clothes catching fire should always be kept in mind.