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There is no way around it. First, fire safety is crucial for people of every age to understand and fear. However, there is a particular vulnerability for children due to fire. Blazes kill hundreds of Americans each year, with higher proportions for children.
These fires can strike anywhere– including in the home, at school or work, or on the open road. Each is a challenge that should come with the proper warnings and discussions.
Ehline Law writes this column as a means to keep our children safe from the risks of fire. We use our dozens of years of legal and practical experience for parents everywhere.
As Rich Evans said, “Be cool about fire safety.” There is little room for error when dealing with potential flame hazards. However, you can do several things to teach your children the basics of preventing fires and reacting to them.
Michael is a managing partner at the nationwide Ehline Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, APLC. He’s an inactive Marine and became a lawyer in the California State Bar Law Office Study Program, later receiving his J.D. from UWLA School of Law. Michael has won some of the world’s largest motorcycle accident settlements.