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Preventing household fires is one way to prevent injury or death
General fire precautions1, 2
Fire survival skills
Also, teach your children about how to survive in a fire. Some
very young children will not understand these concepts. But start
discussing the issues early and repeat frequently.
Public-Private Fire Safety Council (2008). Smoke alarms: Why, where, and which. Available online: http://www.firesafety.gov/citizens/alarms/index.shtm.
U.S. Fire Administration (accessed October 2010). Smoke alarms. Available online: https://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pyfff/smkalarm.html.
January 26, 2011
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
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