- Install a certified smoke alarm on each level of your home.
- Have and practice a fire escape plan with your family.
- Know your fire department's phone number.
- Have and know how to use your fire extinguisher.
- Keep matches and lighters out of children's reach.
- Don't overload the electrical outlets.
- Always barbecue outside.
- Never leave grease cooking unattended.
- Tips from Canada Safety Council