Designate one meeting place for everyone to gather after evacuating.
Children need to know how to save themselves when no one can help them.
Practice the plan once a year or anytime living arrangements change in the home.
SFES recommends getting chimneys inspected if they burn wood, gas oil or coal or have a wood burning stove to reduce the fire hazard.
SFES offers free smoke detectors and installation for homeowners within the city of Savannah. Savannah firefighters also will perform home safety checks to help minimize fire dangers in the home. Contact SFES at 912.651.6756 to schedule either of these services.