Spring Safety

Warmer weather means more outdoor activities--and also makes practicing exit drills from your home easy. Don't have a fire safety escape plan for your home? Making one is easy! Here's how:

  • Draw a map of your home that shows all doors and windows and figure out your plan with everyone you live with.
  • Identify two ways out of every room.
  • Choose a meeting place outside where everyone in the home will meet in case of a fire.
  • Practice your escape plan in daytime and nighttime, at least twice a year.
  • Teach children how to escape if an adult can't help them.
  • Practice different ways to get out of the home.

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Enjoy the warmer weather, and stay safe!

For questions or non-emergency requests, please phone the Lansing Fire Department at 708-895-7400. Our office hours are still 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

As always, for any emergency, please dial 911.