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I Survived A House Fire... I Wish My Stuff…

I Survived A House Fire... I Wish My Stuff Had: How to prepare for and…

by Candace A. Quinn

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Michael and Candace Quinn got married and went on their honeymoon. When they returned home, they went to sleep and expected to sleep in. Unfortunately, their home caught on fire in the middle of the night.

Candace wrote this book hoping to prepare people for the devastating loss that a fire can cause. She shares her story and gives tips on what you should do to in case of a fire. She created a "grab-and-go" list for each room that included an escape route.

This is a very informative book that everyone could benefit from reading. ( )
  bridget3420 | Nov 16, 2009 |
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In May 2002, Michael and Candace Quinn had just returned to their eighty-year-old home from their whirlwind wedding and honeymoon. Exhausted, they fell into bed, wanting to sleep late the next morning. Their home, however, had other ideas. At 3:10 a.m., their world changed forever as they watched a merciless fire rapidly consume their home and belongings.Candace Quinn relies on her personal experience as a fire victim combined with a firefighter family background in order to educate others on how to prevent a fire, protect personal belongings, and create a plan of action should a home disaster occur. Quinn teaches specifically how to:Inventory, document, and store possessionsDevelop a "grab-and-go" list for each roomPractice a fast escape and arrange a meeting locationSecure a fire-safe home through vigilant observations This practical how-to guide will help any family learn the precautionary steps required to minimize the devastation created by a personal disaster. "Ms. Quinn's mix of personal experience with statistically correct data combines for an easy, informative read... one every homeowner or dweller should do. After 28 years as a fire chief, even I learned a couple things. This book is what everyone should know BEFORE [fire] happens to you". -Chief Eric Madison, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Fire Departmentvisit the author's website: www.isurvivedahousefire.com

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