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Tennessee Fire Prevention Division - FireSafe Kids



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Honorary Junior Fire Marshal Certificate


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  1. You should know at least 2 ways out of every room in your house, in case one way out is blocked by fire or smoke. (A)
  2. You should stop where you are, drop to the ground and cover your face with your hands, and roll around back and forth until the fire is out. (B)
  3. The emergency phone number is 911. Calling 911 will help get the police, an ambulance, or the fire department to an emergency. (C)
  4. Batteries should be changed twice (two times) a year. A good way to remember is when you change your clocks forward or backwards, change the batteries in your smoke detector. (B)
  5. A fire fighter sprays water on the fire to put it out. (B)
  6. In a room filled with smoke you should crawl low under the smoke. Get on your hands and knees and crawl to the nearest exit. (C)
  7. Kids should never play with matches or lighters. These are very dangerous and are not toys. If you see matches or lighters lying around, don't touch them, go find a grown up and tell them to put the lighters and matches away. (A)
  8. Yes, you should always have a family meeting place outside of the house so that you can tell who got out of the house and parents can count the kids. (A)
  9. If you find matches or lighters tell a grown up. (A)
  10. Fire prevention week remembers a fire that happened in Chicago on October 8, 1871. It came to be known as "The Great Chicago Fire." (B)