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text of guide for parents for prevention of fires where there are children and babies drawn up by FEMA (Agency of management of fires in the United States) persons caring for babies and young children should pay special attention to fire prevention. The likelihood that children under the age of five years die in a fire is twice that of the rest of the people. In fact, children between 3 and 4 years cause a large number of fires in the home by playing with matches and lighters. When a fire occurs, infants and young children cannot escape without their help. Help keep safe the children under their care.

PREPARE make your home safer by keeping all matches, lighters and other initiators of fire out of the reach of children; checking smoke detectors work and developing a fire escape plan. PRACTICE fire prevention especially the home fire escape plan! PREVENT THE UNTHINKABLE. The It will just love them not save them. The practicing fire prevention Yes. FACT: Matches, lighters and other heat sources are the leading cause of fire deaths among children under five years of age. FACT: Two-thirds of the home fires that kill children occur in homes where they have no working smoke detector. My son is curious about fire.

Should I worry? What can I do? Yes, you should be worried and there is much that can be done. Children do not understand the danger of fire. In fact, many fires that end up with the lives of the children begin when they get to play with matches and lighters. Calm and firmly explain to children that matches and lighters are tools for adults to be used very carefully. Teach young children to tell an adult when are matches or lighters.