In just the past day, two Portland metro area children have been injured after falling out of windows. Both were treated at local area hospitals and are expected to recover.
Fires and falls of all kinds are among the leading causes of injury and death in young children. While some falls occur from windows, it is important to realize that in the event of a fire, a window can also save a child’s life. This is why windows play a critical role in home safety.
Portland Fire & Rescue encourages families to take a series of simple steps to ensure the safety of everyone in the home. Click here for those tips and ways to keep your family safe around the windows in your home.
Protect Yourself and Your Family Today!
Portland Fire & Rescue
We Respond: Always Ready, Always There
June 3, 2011