Plan your escape in case of a house fire
The New Zealand Fire Service’s message is simple: Get out, stay out and then call 111.
Waking up to screeching smoke alarms and your bedroom filling with smoke is the stuff of nightmares.
But in New Zealand, house fires are all too common – and all too devastating. Last year, the New Zealand Fire Service attended more than 5000 house fires, some of them fatal.
But many of those fatalities could have been prevented with a little forward planning. Here are some ways you can prepare for the worst: