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Fire Prevention and Home Safety Planning

In Health, Lifestyle by Sarah Hink

Moving into a new home following a separation or divorce sometimes happens more quickly than you plan or anticipate. When choosing a new place, you carefully weigh a lot of factors, including price, size, location, distance to your workplace, distance to the children’s school, and distance to the children’s other parent. Unfortunately, once a place is chosen, the monumental task of moving is complete, and the children get acclimated, there is often one more piece of planning that many people overlook. That is fire safety. October 8-14 is National Fire Prevention Week. In recognition, we would like to present some facts and suggestions for fire prevention and safety planning. According to the Fire Marshall of Raleigh, it only takes 30 seconds for a small flame to get out of control …