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A hand-held fire extinguisher.

Safeguard your home from fire

From eNews, October 2, 2003

In light of the recent deaths of three University of Minnesota students in an off-campus house fire and in preparation for National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5-11, the U's Parent Program has compiled some safety tips.

Editor's note: For more fire safety tips, especially what to do if you see fire or smoke while on a University of Minnesota campus, see the Department of Environmental Health and Safety Web site at

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