Other things you can do in October to keep your family safe...
Make and practice a fire escape plan for your family.
Teach your chldren how to crawl on the floor if there is a lot of smoke.
Walk through the house with your family and look for all the possible exits/escape routes.
Choose an outside meeting place a safe distance from you home where everyone knows to meet after escaping.
Check your smoke detectors.
Teach your children how and when to dial 9-1-1. They must know their name and home address to use 9-1-1.
Practice "Stop, Drop, & Roll". To the tune of "Farmer in the Dell" sing: Stop, Drop and Roll, Stop, Drop and Roll, If your coles should catch of fire, Stop, Drop and Roll.
Make sure matches, lighters, or any other tiem that could start a fire is hidden safely away from small children.