1st Dinas Powys

Fire Safety

Complete all requirements.
Action

Explain what action should be taken and why, if you discover a fire has broken out in the home or at camp.

Smoke

Explain the process of combustion. Find out about the effects of smoke and heat and how to act in smoke.

Dangers

Be aware of dangers in the home and the fire precautions necessary for:

  • Oil heaters and open solid fuel fires.
  • portable electric fires.
  • drying clothes.
  • electric wiring and fuses.
  • smoking paraphernalia, particularly matches.
  • uses of household gas, including gas fires.
  • party decorations and candles.
  • closing doors and windows.
  • using BBQs.
Detectors

Explain the benefits of installing smoke detectors. Describe the best places to install them.

Campfires

Learn what the dangers of campfires are and what precautions should be taken.

Grass Fires

Find out about the causes of heath and grass fires.

Call

Learn how to make an emergency call for the fire service.

Extinguishers

Identify different fire extinguisher types such as water, dry powder, foam and carbon dioxide. Explain what kinds of fire they should be used on.

Home

Talk to your family about what to do in the event of a fire at home.

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