Two tragedies this week should be a reminder of the importance of checking to make sure you have working smoke detectors in your home.
Besides checking to make sure your smoke detectors are working at your home, the tragic events this week should also remind all of us to check for smoke detectors when traveling.
And we all know that having a fire evacuation plan in place at home is mandatory. But have ever thought about how you would escape a fire when you are on vacation?
My family and I enjoyed a trip to the mountains during spring break last week and not once did I check to see if our cabin had smoke detectors. It wasn't top of mind. But from now on not only will I check the smoke detectors in my home twice a year, I'll also check for smoke detectors and escape routes when I am traveling. I encourage you to do that same.