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MI Prevention Fire Safety Tips

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MI Prevention Fire Safety Tips


Welcome to the MI Prevention Fire Safety Tips page! Below you will find valuable resources for fire prevention and safety.

MI Prevention Quick Tips

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Install/Test Alarms

Install Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors on every floor in your home.

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Change Batteries

Change all alarm batteries every 6 months. Replace alarms after 10 years.

Fire Safety Videos

3 Minutes to Escape

Why you have only 3 minutes to escape your home in case of a fire.

Escape Plan

Making an escape plan.

Forms, Checklists, & Other Fire Safety Materials

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After the Fire

A fire will change your life in many ways and knowing where to begin and who can help you is important. MI Prevention and the Fire Department hopes you find this information useful.

Alarm Placement Form

Alarm Placement Form

Smoke alarm types and where to install them at home or in a business.

Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan

Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan

This guide contains valuable information for setting up a communication plan for you family in the event of an emergency or disaster.

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Create a Fire Escape Plan

Use our document for help creating an effective fire escape plan.

Family Communication Plan for Kids

Family Communication Plan for Kids

Before an emergency happens, have a family discussion to determine who would be your out-of-state point of contact, and where you would meet away from your home — both in the neighborhood and within your town.

Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Checklist

Checklist and Tips to help keep you safe incase of a fire.

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Mobile Home Fires

Learn 5 causes of mobile home fires and how you can prevent them.

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Smoke Alarm/Device Request

Input your request for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors here.


Sparky School House Education

Youth fire safety information.

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The Power is Out

Information on what to do in case of a sudden power outage.

When Youth Fire Setting is Prevented

Youth Firesetting Prevention

Information and Resources for Youth Firesetting Prevention.

Fire Safety Apps

Home Safety Visit App

Home Safety Visit App

Available in seven languages, the Home Safety Visits App provides a series of brief videos that can be shown when doing home safety visits and focuses on Cooking, Heating, Smoke alarms and Speed of fire.

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Michigander Fire Safety App

This app has fire safety information

Sound Off App

Sound Off App

The Sound Off Safety App includes three games designed to help keep families safe.