The easiest way out of your home is not always the safest way out during a fire.

HomeFireSafetyEscapeladderPortable fire escape ladders will provide an alternate escape route from second or third story windows. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), recommends one ladder in every occupied room on floors above the main level. Escape ladders are available for purchase through retailers, including hardware and major department stores.

Listed below are some suppliers that offer two-story and three-story home escape ladders that may be purchased on line:

First Alert
Kidde
Resculite
Fire Escape Systems