Trapped by Fire

Hopefully, every household understands the importance of an escape plan in the event of a fire. Unfortunately, even with the best planning, there may be situations where the only means of escape is through a window. The following information, was taken from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service's website (, is vital to have in these situations.

We also suggest that you look into portable escape ladders, which can be purchased at major department and home good stores or online. These can be safely attached to most windows and easily unrolled as a last resort for escape.

If you have any additional questions, always feel free to send them to us at

Division Chief D.M. Wells
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