Fires in homes are a serious issue. Often fatal fires are the result of not having a working smoke alarm or carbon monoxide dectector. You can prevent fires through simple steps. Make sure you have a properly working smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarm, change the batteries at least once a year. Plan and practice a family escape route. Learn how to use your fire extinguisher and remember if your clothes catch on fire to: Stop, Drop and Roll.
If you are evacuating a burning building don't go through doors whose handles are hot. Leave your house, call for help. Do not go back to help someone else.