American Red Cross of Wisconsin encourages families to use fire escape plan

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Red Cross of Wisconsin reports it has helped more than 1,000 people so far this year because of fires.

The agency is encouraging families to make a fire escape plan using these steps.

One - Alert everyone in your home to the fire.

Two - Never open warm doors.

Three - Assign someone to call 911.

Four - Prepare now and practice your escape plan.

Finally - Install and test your smoke alarms

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