There is no way around it. Fire safety is a key element for people of every age. However, there is a special vulnerability for children due to fire. Blazes kill hundreds of Americans each year, with higher proportions for children.
These fires can strike anywhere– including in the home, at school or work, or on the open road. Each is their own challenge that should come with the right warnings and discussions.
Ehline Law writes this column as a means to keep our children safe from the risks of fire. We use our dozens of years of legal and practical experience for parents everywhere.
Be Cool About Fire Safety
As Rich Evans said, “Be cool about fire safety.” There is little room for error when dealing with potential flame hazards. There are, however, several things that you can do to teach your children the basics of preventing fires and reacting to them.