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Joseph F. Williams
COMMISSIONER

John G. Jordan Sr.
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

Ed Schneyer
Director of the Office of Emergency Management
 
PO BOX 127
YAPHANK, NY
11980-0127
MAIN 631-852-4900
FAX 631-852-4922
SCDFRES@SuffolkCountyny.gov

Escape Routes

Topics related to Making a Plan:

 

Draw a floor plan of your home. Use a blank sheet of paper for each floor.Escape Routes
Mark two escape routes from each room. Make sure children understand the drawings. Post a copy of the drawings at eye level in each child’s room.
 
If your home is taller than ground level, plan to use an escape ladder from upper floors. Make sure everyone in your household is familiar with these products and is comfortable using them.
 
Where to Meet
 
Establish a place to meet in the event of an emergency. Record the locations. 
 
Where are you...   Where to meet...
 Near the home  The next door neighbor's telephone pole
Outside the immediate area  The neighborhood grocery store parking lot