Fire Preparedness: At Home Guide for Individuals With Disabilities
Did you know that fire is the third most common leading cause of death in the home? Unfortunately, more than 5,000 Americans die each year in a fire-related incident. With more than two million fires reported annually, having a plan in place and receiving early warning signs from a smoke detector are imperative to ensure a calm and timely evacuation from the home in case of a fire. By learning about fire safety, making your home fire safe, and planning escape routes, fire does not have to be as deadly as it has become.
Statistics on Disabilities
There are over 43 million people in the United States and over one billion people in the world that live with a disability. In fact,…