PLAN OF ESCAPE Preparing a plan of escape incase of a fire should be your first step in promoting a bedtime check. Educate your residence on the plan of escape. Routinely practice your plan of escape. Have a meeting place once you escape so you know everyone has made it out safely. THINGS TO CHECK DURING A BEDTIME CHECK --Make sure all cigarettes and candles are out properly. --Make sure all cooking equipment is turned off properly. --Make sure all fire embers are extinguished and stored properly. --Make sure you turn off and unplug all electrical appliances.