Personal property that you want to keep safe in the event of a fire can include documents or items such as jewelry and valuable coins. There are many ways in which you can keep your personal property safe if a fire should occur in your home.

Fire can occur in your home if dry conditions exist. A simple match or spark can ignite a fire which can damage your home and possessions. One way in which you can protect your personal property when or if a fire occurs is to use a fire resistant safe. This types of safe is rated based on the amount of time that is can resist heat from a fire.

Another way that you can keep your property safe from fire is to make sure that you are using multiple smoke detectors in your home. These devices are designed to sound an alarm when smoke is present in your home. The
size of your home will determine how may smoke detectors you will need to use.

In addition to using smoke detectors you should have at least one working fire extinguisher. You will need a fire extinguisher if a dedicated source of water is not available