Al's' 23-year-old son, Scott, was one of three UW-Stout students who died in an off-campus house fire on April 5, 2008, while they slept in separate upstairs bedrooms of a duplex at 1415 Eighth St. E. in Menomonie. The blaze was reported at 3:30 a.m.; within 23 minutes the three were pronounced dead at a local hospital ... Read More


Make sure you have a safe fire escape method for all situations
You may have installed a very expensive home security system but if you cannot escape the burning structure you have a false level of confidence.

1. Plan Ahead

2. Plan an Escape Route

3. Realize the Danger of Smoke

4. Establish a Safe Meeting Place

5. Provide for Those Requiring Additional Help

6. Practice Your Fire Escape Plan

7. Exit Safely From a Structure

8. Remember, Plan Ahead!

Home Fire Escape Plan
Steps on creating your own fire escape plan, what to be aware of, and how to enforce and adapt the plan.

Additional Tips for Fire Safety
Tips on small things to watch out for regarding fire safety and hazards you may be unaware of.