What do you need to do to make your home fire-safe?
A fire safety plan, for starters, that will help you rest easier knowing you're prepared to deal with the worst should it come to pass.
And then there's the common sense stuff you can do daily:
The best extinguisher is an easy-to-handle 2- or 5-pound (1 or 2.5kg) model designed to put out most household fires.
Place one in your kitchen and one in any other room where a fire might start.
A simple safety precaution your family can take is to sleep with bedroom doors closed. Closed doors can keep smoke from spreading into these rooms, allowing you more time to escape.
These additional tips can help keep your home fire safe:
Finally, make it a habit to practice fire drills with your family. Practice emergency escape drills at least once a year so that every member of your family knows by heart what to do when the fire alarm goes off.