Heed tips for fire prevention

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 1, 2002

With National Fire Prevention Week soon upon us, now's a good time to think about what you can do to help keep the risk of a fire occurring at your home or workplace to a minimal level.

Make sure there's more than one way out of your structure and have a meeting place so everyone will know where to go in case of an emergency.

At work, make sure there are properly lighted signs and fire extinguishers.

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These tips appear to be pretty much common sense.

However, taking the time to incorporate a few safety tips like these could help prevent a tragedy that no one wants to ever have to go through.