A closed door can be an effective barrier against deadly levels of carbon monoxide, smoke, and flames, and may give you more time to respond to the smoke alarm. In fact, there can be a 900-degree temperature difference between a room with an open door and one with a closed door. While a room with an open door may reach 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit a room with a closed door may only reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Make closing doors at night part of your bedtime routine
Fire moves fast. Plan ahead to save lives.
Watch to see how quickly fire and toxic smoke can spread through your home leaving you with three minutes or less to escape. There won't be time to plan a way out in the moment. Don't wait, plan ahead. Use this How-To-Guide to start the fire safety conversation.