In May 2002, Michael and Candace Quinn had just returned to their eighty-year-old home from their whirlwind wedding and honeymoon. Exhausted, they fell into bed, wanting to sleep late the next morning. Their home, however, had other ideas. At 3:10 a.m., their world changed forever as they watched a merciless fire rapidly consume their home and belongings. Candace Quinn relies on her personal experience as a fire victim combined with a firefighter family background in order to educate others on how to prevent a fire, protect personal belongings, and create a plan of action should a home disaster occur. Quinn teaches specifically how to: Inventory, document, and store possessions Develop a qgrab-and-goq list for each room Practice a fast escape and arrange a meeting location Secure a fire-safe home through vigilant observations This practical how-to guide will help any family learn the precautionary steps required to minimize the devastation created by a personal disaster. qMs. Quinn's mix of personal experience with statistically correct data combines for an easy, informative read...one every homeowner or dweller should do. After 28 years as a fire chief, even I learned a couple things. This book is what everyone should know BEFORE [fire] happens to you.q -Chief Eric Madison, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Fire Department visit the author's website: www.isurvivedahousefire.com... into a quiet neighborhood of a delightful bedroom community, with homes tucked onto long narrow lots, putting houses about twenty feet apart. ... We just wanted to sleep until noon the next morning. Our home, however, had other ideas.
|Title||:||I Survived A House Fire... I Wish My Stuff Had|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2008-11-17|