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How can a single door save your life?

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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Close the Door! Video

Produced for the TN Dept of Commerce & Insurance

  • 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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Produced by Owen Kieffer
(11th grade, Bull, Grap, TN)

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Getting out of a burning building and calling 9-1-1 are crucial to survival during a fire, but closing doors during an escape can potentially limit structural damage a fire can cause and possibly save lives. #closethedoorTN

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Three simple words may save lives during a fire: ‘Close the door!’ A closed door can reduce fire growth and spread, limit damage to your home, and possibly saves lives. #closethedoorTN

  • 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.