Safety Tips

  • Install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms on every level and in every bedroom.
  • Test alarms regularly.
  • Alarms don’t last forever, remember to replace your alarms at least every 10 years.
  • Unattented cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Be alert while cooking.
  • Plan and practice an escape route with your family.
  • If your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm sounds, leave the home immediately
    for fresh air and call 911.

Recommended Placement

Smoke Alarm
One on every level and in
every bedroom

Carbon Monoxide Alarm
One on every level and in
every bedroom

Fire Extinguisher
One on every level, plus
kitchen and garage

Did you know

Fire is a deadly threat to any home.
It can strike anywhere and at any time.


3 of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.


A Fire Department responds to a fire every 24 seconds in America.


Alarms provide
early warning in the event of
an emergency in the home.

Source: National Fire Protection Association.

Home Safety Activities For The Kids

Download our fire and carbon monoxide safety activities to learn
and practice home safety with the entire family.

Where to Buy First Alert Products