Does the recent townhouse fire in Toms River have you nervous for your own home's safety?  Check out Marianne's Helpful Hints on fire prevention and safety!

  • check smoke alarms often
  • always have fire extinguishers handy, especially in kitchen and laundry room
  • have an up-to-date fire escape plan, including a designated meeting spot
  • have visible stickers on your house alerting emergency response teams that pets are in the home

Do you have any other tips on fire safety and prevention?  Have you ever survived a house fire?