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Safety tips offered for Fire Prevention Week

In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, Bladen County Health Department would like to share some important safety tips with the community on practicing an escape plan in the event of a home fire.

*Draw a map of your home. Include all doors and windows.
*Find two ways out of every room.
*Make sure doors and windows are not blocked.
*Choose an outside meeting place in front of your home.
*Push the test button to sound the smoke alarm.
*Practice your drill with everyone in the home.
*Get outside to your meeting place.

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