The UL “Close Your Door” campaign comes as the result of 10 years of research by UL’s FSRI and focuses on a straightforward deterrent which can provide critical help in delaying the spread of fire. A memorable song, music video, and social campaign will teach and encourage a new generation to make “Close Your Door” a modern version of “Stop, Drop, & Roll”.
Forty years ago, victims had an average of 17 minutes to escape a burning home after the activation of a smoke alarm. Today, that time has dropped to three minutes or less due to evolutions in furnishings, homes incorporating more open layouts and lightweight construction materials, allowing fires to spread much quicker. It all leads to less time to get out of the house.
Visit http://www.closeyourdoor.org/, to take the Close Your Door pledge, join the Closed Door Crew, and learn more about you and your family can be prepared in the event of a fire.