Quick Answer: What Should You Not Do In A Fire?

10 things not to do in a fire

  • Don’t install smoke alarm detectors.
  • Pop upstairs to retrieve heirlooms, passports and pets.
  • Open doors that have smoke billowing from the joints.
  • Throw water on a chip pan fire.
  • Try and escape using a Lift.
  • Jump from an upstairs window.
  • Hide in a cupboard or under the bed.
  • Smoke cigarettes in bed.

Do and don’ts in fire?

Fire Safety Don’ts

Don’t try to extinguish the fire yourself and then call 911. Call 911 immediately. Fires double in size every minute. Don’t leave cooking food unattended and DO NOT use water on a cooking fire.

How can you stay safe during a fire?

Method 1 Keeping Safe in Your House During a Fire

  1. React as soon as you hear your smoke alarm go off.
  2. Safely exit through doors.
  3. Protect yourself from smoke inhalation.
  4. Stop, drop, and roll if your clothes catch fire.
  5. Ward off the smoke if you can’t get out.
  6. Call for help from a second story window.

What should you not do in an emergency?

9 Things You Shouldn’t Do In An Emergency

  • Panic.
  • Assume that you’re not in danger.
  • Avoid calling Emergency Services.
  • Ignore directions to evacuate or shelter-in-place.
  • Use emergency generators or barbecues inside.
  • Tie up phone lines.
  • Use elevators.
  • Forget your neighbors.

What do you do in case of a fire?

Immediately pull the nearest fire alarm pull station as you exit the building. When evacuating the building, be sure to feel doors for heat before opening them to be sure there is no fire danger on the other side. If there is smoke in the air, stay low to the ground, especially your head, to reduce inhalation exposure.