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October is Fire Prevention Month: Testing Your Knowledge

10/4/2019 (Permalink)

October kicks off Fire Prevention Month. The theme for this year's National Fire Prevention Week is all about smoke alarm safety. 

The team at SERVPRO of East Brown County would like to encourage everyone to use this as an opportunity for testing your knowledge of fire emergencies in any environmental situation.

Most people first learn about fire safety during their earlier school years. Some even learned at home during a family orchestrated drill. In either event, knowing how to handle a fire emergency can help each person navigate through the situation with little or no overwhelming complications.

How much do you really know about fire prevention?

1. What is the leading cause of house fires?
A) Chemical and Glasses
B) Cooking Equipment
C) Smoking Materials
D) Heating Equipment

2. How long do most fire detectors work properly?
A) 2 Years
B) 15 Years
C) 5 Years
D) 8 to 10 Years

3. What about how often should you clean your clothes dryer vent?
A) Once every 5 years
B) Twice a Year
C) It Doesn't Need to be Cleaned
D) A Minimum of Once a Year

4. What's the minimum number of escape routes household members should have?
A) 2
B) 3
C) 5
D) 1

5. A closed interior door will slow the spread of:
A) Heat
B) Fire
C) Smoke
D) All of the Above

6. Which is the most likely material to start to burn first in a fire caused by smoking?
A) Waste Basket Contents
B) Bedding and Mattresses
C) Upholstered Furniture
D) All of the Above

7. Where do most fires that are caused by children start?
A) Family room
B) Bedroom
C) Kitchen
D) Living room

Here are a few questions that may help rate your level of understanding when it comes to fire prevention awareness.      

*The answers to these questions are listed at the end of this blog post. Questions are curiosity of FireRecruit.com

SERVPRO of East Brown County would like our local residence to know we strive to be the premier restoration company in Northeast Wisconsin. Part of ensuring we are that premier company means having a fast response time. When you're having an emergency, you don't want to wait for a restoration company; you want help ASAP.

If you need emergency clean up or restoration work anywhere in and around the Green Bay area, we have technicians on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, ready to go into action when they are needed.

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ANSWERS: 1) Cooking Equipment, 2) 8 to 10 years, 3) A minimum of once a year, 4) 2, 5) All of the Above, 6) Bedding and Mattresses, 7) Bedroom

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