Hotel Fire Safety: Tips for Traveling Safely

    Hotel and Travel Safety Statistics

    • Each year, there are an estimated 3,900 hotel and motel fires that cause 15 deaths, 150 injuries and $76 million in property loss.
    • Cooking is the leading cause of hotel and motel fires.

    Hotel and Travel Fire Safety Tips

    • Stay in hotels or motels that have hard-wired smoke alarms and an automatic fire sprinkler system in each guest room.
    • Read the fire evacuation plan carefully.
    • Find the two closest exits from your room.
    • Count the number of doors between your room and the exits. This will assist you if you need to evacuate in the dark.
    • Find the fire alarms on your floor.

    Source for Content: United States Fire Administration

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