Be a Super Prepared Family: Practice Fire Safety with First Alert


Super prepared families are the masters of practicing extreme vigilance within the household. These champions of alertness know exactly how to keep the forces of imminent danger firmly in check. Two of the greatest adversaries for a super prepared family happen to be smoke and carbon monoxide. These extremely dangerous foes rely on the element of surprise and their general unpredictability. Super prepared families don't take the threat of smoke and carbon monoxide lightly and will do nearly anything to keep them out of the family's HQ. This means mapping and practicing escape routes, recognizing hotspots for smoke/co and aligning with a trusted ally in First Alert. The First Alert Store has all of the safety products an aspiring super prepared family needs to survive and thrive when faced with these familiar and dangerous opponents.

Preparation and the Right Equipment: A Recipe for Fire and CO Safety

One of the best defenses for combating smoke and carbon monoxide is general awareness. Super prepared families stay super informed with the current layout of their home. This entails mapping out the fastest and safest means of escape in the event of an emergency. Practice makes perfect, so be certain to test your current escape route with all family members. This is where First Alert proves itself as an invaluable ally. The First Alert Escape Light Smoke Alarm is capable of emitting light to the surrounding area when triggered. This can be a game changer as you'll have clearer access to your mapped out escape route. The First Alert Hardwired LED Strobe Light Smoke Alarm with 10-Year Sealed Battery is another strong consideration. This LED smoke detector offers ten years of service and includes a very powerful LED light.

Being super prepared also means having a backup plan. Having multiple escape routes is never a bad idea. Strategically placed First Alert Fire Extinguishers can prevent fires from spreading or even create a path for families to safely escape. First Alert Two Story Escape Ladders are capable of offering an alternative escape route in the event of your original plan getting compromised. Remember, fires are incredibly unpredictable. Create multiple escape routes and practice, practice, practice.


First Alert Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms: A Reliable Defense in the Face of Danger

It's difficult to believe, but many homes either don't include smoke alarms or have nonfunctional detectors currently set in place. This is an extremely dangerous course of action that can have dire consequences. It's been estimated that 3 out of 5 fires occurred in homes that did not feature smoke alarms. Super prepared families will rise and eliminate any sort of doubt associated with their family's protection. First Alert Smoke Alarms are available in such an expansive variety that super prepared families will be spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting the smoke detectors that match their needs. First Alert Ionization, Photoelectric and Dual Sensing Alarms are all viable options to implement in a fire defense arsenal. Need a relatively simple, but incredibly efficient defense? Look no further than the First Alert Hardwired Smoke Alarm with Battery Backup. Want something more advanced that utilizes both types of sensors? The First Alert Dual Sensor Photoelectric/Ionization Smoke and Fire Alarm with 10-Year Sealed Batter is the perfect dual sensing smoke detector to implement in the home.

Don't think that we've forgotten about addressing carbon monoxide. This often overlooked gas didn't earn the moniker of silent killer overnight. It remains the leading cause for accidental deaths in the United States. It can't be taken lightly. First Alert Carbon Monoxide Alarms are also available in a huge selection. Similar to the aforementioned smoke detectors, there's the reliable and efficient First Alert Basic Battery Operated Carbon Monoxide Alarm that offers steadfast CO alertness. The more advanced First Alert Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Temperature Digital Display delivers multi-functionality, a backlit digital display and ten years of service.

Stay super prepared and protect what matters most with First Alert Smoke Alarms, Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Fire Extinguishers and Escape Ladders.

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