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What should I do after a fire in my home?
A fire in your home can change your life completely. Knowing where to begin and who can help you is important. The U.S. Fire Administration has published a booklet that can help you get through this rough time. This publication will provide you with some valuable information on what you should do after experiencing a fire in your home.

https://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa_46.pdf

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1. What should I do after a fire in my home?
2. Can I burn leaves in my yard?
3. Does the Fire Department fill fire extinguishers?
4. How may I get a tour of a Fire Station?
5. How do I check my smoke alarm?
6. How often should I change the batteries in my smoke alarms?
7. My smoke alarm is chirping, what does that mean?
8. Do I need to put a smoke alarm in every room? How many do I need?
9. What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy for my home?
10. How do I create an escape plan for my home or business?
11. How should I plan for a disabled family member during a fire?
12. What should I do if I smell an odor of natural gas?
13. Why am I not supposed to drive over a fire hose?
14. What should I do if I see a downed or arcing electrical wire?

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