Summer Safety

Summer Safety


Summer Fire Safety




Smoke Alarms

  • Smoke alarms should be checked and cleaned monthly.
  • Smoke alarm batteries are changed at least every six months and they are installed on every floor and outside all bedrooms.
  • Smoke alarm batteries should never be removed without being replaced - under any circumstances.

Grilling Safety

  • Flammable liquids, such as gasoline, should never be stored or used near the grill.
  • Make sure Propane gas containers are kept upright.
  • Grill hoses and burners should be checked for cracking, holes, and leaks.
  • Filled propane containers are never stored in a hot car or a car trunk.
  • Grills are never used inside homes, vehicles, campers or in garages or on wooden decks.
  • Children should be kept at least three feet away from the grilling area.
  • Lighter fluid should never be put directly on flames or on hot or warm coals.

Vacation Safety

  • Before you leave set up emergency contacts with friends or family and make sure someone knows where you are going to stay and when you will be home.

While your Gone

  • Hotel fire alarms should never be ignored, even if smoke can not be seen from the room or hallway.
  • Check to make sure that every room has a smoke alarm and preferably a sprinkler system.
  • Travelers should read fire safety information provided by the hotel and an escape plan is made with a safe meeting place outside.
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