Start by teaching kids about natural hazards, especially those in our area (tornadoes, severe storms and blizzards) and what to do when they occur. Make sure they know about your family emergency plan, including meeting places and what to do. Consider involving your kids in building your emergency kit as a hands-on way to learn about emergency preparedness.
Fire Safety This Holiday Season
Nearly half of holiday decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source
One of every three home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems
Two of every five home decoration fires are started by candles