The Ismaili: Preparing for the unexpected — A family takes lessons from a house fire

The Ismaili: Preparing for the unexpected — A family takes lessons from a house fireThe second day of March in 2009 started off like any other day for Dr Shainul Waljee, a Vancouver optometrist. But by the end of the day, she had lost her home to a fire.

At 11:30 PM, her family of four rose to action as the fire alarm went off in the lobby of their apartment complex. “At first we thought it was a false alarm,” says Dr Waljee, who along with her parents and brother decided to evacuate the apartment as a precautionary measure

via The Ismaili: Preparing for the unexpected — A family takes lessons from a house fire.

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