The best way to avoid this danger is to prevent fire from starting in the first place.
What should you do if you discover a fire in your premises?
You must get everyone out as quickly as possible and call the fire brigade, however if you discover a fire in its very early stages and think that you can deal with it yourself, The first thing that you should remember is that fire spreads very quickly.
Many people put out small fires quite safely. Sadly, however, some people die or are injured by tackling a fire which is beyond their capabilities.
Here is a simple fire code to help you decide whether to put out or get out.
Even a small, contained fire can quickly spread, producing smoke and fumes, which can kill.
If in doubt do not tackle the fire, no matter how small.
You can put yourself at risk by fighting the fire. If in doubt get out, get the brigade out, stay out.