Last minute life-saving gift ideas from the WA Fire Marshal's Office | News
Last minute life-saving gift ideas from the WA Fire Marshal's Office | News

Source: NBC RightNow

OLYMPIA, Wash.-

Still need to do some last minute Holiday shopping?

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office is offering some life-saving gift ideas for that hard to shop for person on your list.

  • Smoke or Carbon Monoxide Alarms: we take them for granted until we need them, this thoughtful gift may just save the life of a loved one.
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers: can come in handy in the kitchen and can contain a small fire until the fire department arrives.
  • Escape Ladder: an easy and safe instant escape route from the second story in case of a fire.
  • Flashlight: good to have on hand if the power goes out in an emergency.
  • Emergency Weather/Crank Radio: good to have if the power goes out, you can stay connected to weather reports and emergency updates.
  • First Aid Kit: a fully stocked emergency kit should always be kept in the home.
  • Solar Electronics Charger: good to have on hand for charging personal electronics if the power goes out during an emergency.
  • Emergency Car Kit: a well-stocked emergency kit should always be kept in your car.