House Numbers "Is your number up?" From the National Fire Safety Council
Can we find you in an emergency?
Clearly posted house numbers can save precious time should an emergency occur. Response time is critical; seconds lost can mean the difference between life and death. Approximately 84% of all fatal fires burn 10 or more minutes before the fire department is notified.
Homes & Apartments - Post numbers:
Directly on your house, apartment or garage.
By the street or on a post or sign made of fire resistant material
On the mailbox or curb
Anywhere they can be easily seen from the road
That are easy to read, not cursive style
That are at least 4" high
That can be seen at night
That are visible from up to 150 feet at all angles