Make sure you have working smoke detectors on every level of your home. Test them monthly and replace the batteries twice a year.
Create a fire escape plan with your family and practice it regularly. Identify two ways out of every room and establish a meeting place outside.
Never leave cooking food unattended and keep flammable items away from the stove. In case of a grease fire, smother the flames with a lid and turn off the heat. Never use water on a grease fire!