Smoke Detectors - Test weekly, replace batteries when needed or when you change your clock.
Have a fire escape plan. Know where fire exits are, even when vacationing. Be sure they are clear and acessible.
Use of Carbon Monoxide detectors saves lives, they are now required in dwellings built after September 30, 2005.
Please keep the following recommendations in mind:
Gas grills - be careful when using, never use indoors, keep a safe distance from buildings, be sure connections are not leaking by using dish soap to check for leaks, and do not store propane tanks indoors.
Charcoal grills - never use indoors, never use lighter fluid or an accelerant on an already lit grill. Be careful when disposing of hot coals, they may smolder for days, never place in combustible container or on combustible surface.
Electric appliances and water do not mix. Keep a safe distance from water. Use of GFI or Ground Fault Interrupter outlets help prevent electrocution when near water.lintric spark sources. Never store in car, best stored in shed or garage away from house. Keep gasoline away from children, a drop of gasoline in the lungs could be fatal. Use common sense and care.
May all your seasons be safe and enjoyable.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding fire and life safety, do not hesitate to call your local Fire Department or Local Fire Marshal's Office.