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Exit via door or window

icon Keep door keys nearby and in reach of all.
icon Use a window if doors are blocked by fire.
icon Ensure window security grills can be unlocked.
icon Don't jump from a window, but lower yourself as far as you can to reduce the distance.

In extreme circumstances, be prepared to smash a window with a solid object to escape.

icon Break the glass at the top of the window and work your way down.
icon Use a blanket or mat against the window to protect yourself from glass.
icon Consider throwing a mattress out the window to soften your fall.
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