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Get Out and Stay Alive is a program designed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help save your life in case you find yourself in a fire situation. This program focuses on three main topics: Getting Out, Prevention, and Protection.
Getting Out - If you get caught in a fire situation, survival is your top priority. You should:
Prevention - Fires can be prevented from starting if you take some simple precautions:
Protection - You can also protect yourself from becoming trapped in a fire situation by following some important suggestions:
Tampering with smoke alarms, pulling false alarms, or misusing fire protection equipment may be a criminal offense. These are dangerous pranks and should be reported immediately.
Make A Plan - You can make a plan for your own fire safety and protection as soon as you get home. Use the following checklist:
Call the City of Carbondale Fire Department at 618-457-3234 for more information.
Please view the Exit Drill in the Home handout we have provided here.