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By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith

In a house fire, are you safer sleeping with your bedroom doors open or closed? See the dramatic, life-saving difference a door can make.

Flash Max 911 the Fire Safety Superhero and the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department team up in this heart-pounding video to ‘slam home’ the life-saving message of closing bedroom doors to slow the spread of fire, heat, and smoke in a home fire. Flash Max also explains two other key points that can help your family survive a home fire.


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...