Farms are highly susceptible to outbreaks of flames, and cotton farms are no exception. Today we are sharing 10 cotton farming fire safety tips to keep you, your family, and your farm safe.
The greatest danger in a fire emergency is caused from panic and disorder. Knowing what to do and regular practice will go a long way in saving lives from fire. Training, preparation and practice of evacuation procedures are the most effective ways to prevent loss of life and injury.
Harvest time is when all the hard work of planting and growing is on the line. However, a fire can quickly wipe all the time and investment out in just a matter of minutes. A fire will not only cost your livelihood but could result in the loss of lives, property, and machinery. Avoid a catastrophe this harvest season, prepare now in case of a fire emergency.
Farm and ranch fires are major tragedies. Livestock are lost, property damaged, and lives of employees and firefighters are put at risk. Prepare yourself in case of a fire emergency now by reading if your farm is at risk for fire.
One of the most important things to have for home fire safety is an escape plan. But, according to the National Fire Protection Association, only 1/3 of American households have actually developed and practiced a home fire escape plan. In 2012, there were 365,000 reported home structure fires and 2,380 civilian deaths associated