Basic Fire Safety

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Fire safety expert Patsieann Misiti discusses knowing what to do in a fire that could save your life.

    Patsieann Misiti

    Patsieann Misiti is the Outreach Specialist for the City of Alexandria Fire Department in Alexandria, Virginia. Her specialty is developing, promoting and implementing Fire & Life Safety Education programs which support the department’s mission of preventing loss of life and property. Patsieann is a member of the National Fire & Life Safety Educators, Virginia Fire & Life Safety Coalition and chairperson of the Alexandria Be Safe Coalition.

    Pathy Massidy: Hello, my name is Pathy Anne Massidy(ph). I am an educator with the Alexandria Fire Department, in Alexandria, Virginia. We are a historic department founded in 1773. Today, we have more than 300 employees and a volunteer department. Together, our mission is to serve the citizens, businesses, and visitors to our city. We are going to talk to you today about basic fire safety. We will cover everything from what do if your clothes catch on fire, or stop, drop, and roll. How to plan and practice your home escape plan, to learning how to operate a fire extinguisher?

    So please join us and remember in an emergency, call 911