Be Red Cross Ready if a fire breaks out

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If a fire occurs in your home, GET OUT, STAY OUT and CALL for help. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas. Test them every month and replace the batteries at least once a year.

Talk with all household members about a fire escape plan and practice the plan twice a year.

Remember to let your family know you're safe. If you experience a home fire or any disaster, register on the American Red Cross Safe and Well Web site available through RedCross.org to let your family and friends know about your welfare. If you don’t have Internet access, call 1-866-GET-INFO to register yourself and your family.

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