By Phil Rickabaugh, Maryville Public Safety Fire Captain
More than 4,000 Americans die each year in fires and 20,000 are injured. Many of them might be alive today if they would have had and used information they needed to avoid disaster.
Did you know?
Here are a few simple safety tips, that if followed could dramatically improve the survivability for you and your family in the event of a fire.
We hope that you never are in a situation to apply these in a real event, but these tips, if remembered and practiced, can help save your life and the lives of those you love. Be safe!!
Reprinted from the May 2007 Newsletter