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Home Fire Safety

Fire safety begins at home. Combining the information below with working Fire Safety Equipment, like smoke alarms, will help to keep you and your family safe.

Call 9-1-1 immediately, if there is an emergency and you need help.

Home Escape Plans

Every home should have and practice a home escape plan. It identifies the escape routes and where to meet in case of a fire. When a smoke alarm sounds, you may have a little as two minutes to escape your home. A home escape plan will help you to use those precious minutes wisely. Learn more.


Kitches and Cooking

Kitchen and cooking fires are the leading causes of fires in the home. Preventing these types of fires and injuries should be a priority for every household. Learn more.



Fires that happen while you sleep can catch you off guard and cause panic. You should be able to rest at ease in your bedroom knowing that you are prepared and have a plan for fires that happen while you sleep. Learn more.


Apartment and Condominium Buildings

High-rise fires in apartments and condominiums have the same causes as other homes. The only difference is that they can present different fire safety concerns. Knowing what to do if there is a fire will help you escape safely. Learn more.


Fire Pits

Backyard fire pits, outdoor fire places, wood burning ovens or Chimeneas, can be enjoyable when used safely. They must meet Calgary’s bylaw standards for your safety, as well as your neighbours. Learn more.​​

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