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r|Wliat to do in I »se of Catching Fire.
One hear3 of auch "terrible accidente from fire
'that-everyone should know what to do ia an emer gency. Women and children« are .' more liable to . be^eet on Are than men, aa tjheir dresse» are
usually mad« of more inflammable material. The : véry first moment you discover you are on fire,
instantly lie.down and roll over and over, wher ever the flame©' may, be. Do not scream or run - for water, cr even for a Wanket. You can do
more for yourself the first few seconds than a host of; friends, together can d<o afterwards. Fire can wot burn without air, so to. smother the fire is
even a surer way of putting it out. than, pouring ? water on the flames. If .a child catches fire clasp it tightly to, you, the. flames next to you, and lie down with, the . child,: wrappingyour ; skirts " round.it, and roil "on to the flames.