South Sherman Fire & Rescue

Home Inspection Checklist



....Are emergency phone numbers near the phone? (Including Poison Control)

....Is your house number visible from the street for emergency vehicles to see?

....Are matches and lighters kept out of children's reach?

....Is there a fire extinguisher in your home and is your family familiar on how to use it?

....Does everyone in the house sleep with their bedroom door closed?

....Are smoke detectors installed in your home?

....Do you test your smoke detectors at least once a month?

....Do you replace the batteries in your smoke detectors twice a year?

....Is all storage in a neat & orderly manner and away from heaters?

....Does your family have a detailed evacuation plan of your home?

If you answered no to any item on the checklist, you have a definite fire safety hazard present in your home.