This About Your House provides tips on how to plan for fire and emergency situations in your home. It presents many quick and easy steps that you can take to prevent fires in your home and advises on measures to be taken to prepare your household including those with mobility or cognitive limitations, to respond to a fire or emergency if either should happen. Information is provided on how to plan safe evacuation strategies and designate accessible evacuation routes which are easy to use for people with activity limitations and which are flat, stable and have no stairs or steps. (© 2010 CMHC, Revised 2016)

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March 31, 2018