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Make sure all family members know what to do in the event of a fire. Draw a floor plan with at least two ways of escaping every room.

Test windows and doors

Do they open easy enough? Are they wide enough? Or tall enough?

Choose a safe meeting place outside the house.

Practice alerting family members. It is a good idea to keep a bell and flashlight in each bedroom.

Practice staying low to the ground when escaping.

Install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.