The U.S. Fire Administration has these tips for escaping a fire:
For increased protection, install both ionization (detects fast-burning fires) and photoelectric (detects slow, smoldering fires), or dual-sensor smoke alarmsin the home. Install smoke alarms in each bedroom.
Practice finding your way out of the house with your eyes
closed, crawling or staying low and feeling your way out of
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Never open doors that are hot to the touch.
Teach your family to stop, drop to the ground and roll if
their clothes catch fire. Get out and stay out.
Designate a meeting place outside and take attendance.
Remember to escape first, then notify the fire department.
Make sure everyone in your family knows at least two
ways to escape from each room in the house.