Fire Safety: Myths vs. Facts Debunking common misconceptions to keep you safe

Myth: Water can extinguish any fire

FACT: Different fires require different extinguishers. Water can worsen electrical or grease fires.

Myth: Smoke alarms are annoying and unnecessary

FACT: Different fires require different extinguishers. Water can worsen electrical or grease fires.

Myth: You have plenty of time to escape a house fire

FACT: A small flame can turn into a major fire in 30 seconds. Plan and practice your escape!

Myth: Newer homes are less likely to burn

FACT: Today's homes burn up to 8x faster due to synthetic materials and open floor plans.

 Myth: If a fire starts, I'll smell the smoke and wake up

FACT: Smoke can actually put you into a deeper sleep. Smoke alarms are crucial!

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