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Fire safety equipment

Combining fire safety equipment with a home escape plan will increase your household’s ability to escape safely if there is a fire. Regular maintenance and testing of this equipment will ensure that it works when you need it.

  • Smoke alarms

    Working smoke alarms save lives. When properly installed, tested, and maintained, smoke alarms provide the best early warning system in the event of a house fire.

  • Carbon monoxide alarms

    Working CO alarms provide the only warning of dangerous CO gases in your home.

  • Home escape ladders

    Home escape ladders are critical for getting safely out of homes that are 2- or 3- storeys high.

  • Fire extinguishers

    When used properly, and portable fire extinguisher can be effective only on certain small fires. It’s important to know when and how to use a portable fire extinguisher.

  • Residential fire sprinklers

    Residential fire sprinklers can be effective in keeping a growing fire under control and even put it out.

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