The Findlay Fire Department is encouraging families to practice their home escape plan this week.
October 6th through the 12th is Fire Prevention Week, and fire officials say fire escape planning and drills are an essential part of fire safety.
“Your home fire escape plan needs to be developed and practiced before a fire strikes.”
They say properly installed, working smoke detectors are also a crucial part of fire safety.
Fire officials say cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries.
Get more safety tips from the Findlay Fire Department here.