Rural Fire Safety and Prevention

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Rural Fire Prevention Checklist

Self-reliance is the rule for fire safety for many people. If you live in an area where the local fire department is more than a few minutes away because of travel time or distance, or if you are outside the limits of the nearest town, be sure you know how to be self-reliant in a fire emergency.

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) encourages you to use this fire safety checklist to help you protect yourself, your home and its surroundings from fire. Remember, fire safety is your personal responsibility ...Fire Stops With You!

Maintain Home Heating Systems

Have A Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan

Make Your Home Fire-Resistant

Let Your Landscape Defend Your Property

Follow Local Burning Laws