REAL FIRES--MIRANDA!

REAL FIRES--MIRANDA! - REAL FIRES Fear and respect fires....

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REAL FIRES Fear and respect fires. ... that will save your life! PLAN TO GET OUT ALIVE! 4 BASIC FACTS THAT MUST BE LEARNED TO SURVIVE A FIRE: A fire is black … you won’t be able to see in a fire (this will come to a complete shock to you) It is not like the movies. It is complete darkness. You cannot see anything, even your hands before your face… Complete darkness! Fires are not light… Expect not to see… The smoke and the gas will kill you… not the flames . Carbon monoxide is mixed in smoke that you breathe when there a fire. The smell of smoke puts you into a deeper sleep… this kills more than the flames. It numbs your brain and makes you sleep. It is like drowning. When you’re asleep, you cannot smell smoke… Smoke detector is your 1 st line of defense T he heat is so intense, it defies description … the heat alone will kill you. The heat is so intense that your body stops functioning, and your lungs will literally vaporize. Temperatures of 15o degrees and higher will knock you
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course LSI 146 taught by Professor Dingle during the Spring '09 term at KCTCS.

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REAL FIRES--MIRANDA! - REAL FIRES Fear and respect fires....

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