A closed door is one of the best pieces of firefighting and lifesaving equipment. It can:
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Stop a fire from growing and spreading by simply closing the door.
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- 3 minutes – that’s how much time you have to escape a fire.
- You should have two ways out of every room in your home.
- For best possible protection, install interconnected smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom.
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- Reduce fire growth and spread
- Limit damage to your home
- Possibly save lives
If you have to leave a room that is on fire,
simply closing the door behind you can be the best decision you make.