Winter Fire Safety

We’ve added graphics and sample messages that you can download and share among with your community on Neighbors to help keep residents safe while at home this winter. 

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Be fire smart

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Sample message:

"Home fires increase exponentially during the winter months and [Agency] wants to spread the message about how to stay safe."

Source: U.S. Fire Administration


Fire hydrant safety

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Sample message:

"A fire hydrant buried in snow can mean the difference between losing a house/possessions or persons to a fire."

Source: IAFF & FEMA


Space heater safety

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Sample message:

"We all want to stay warm, but we respond to more home fires in the winter months. Use space heaters and generators cautiously and according to the guidelines provided with the equipment"

Source: IAFF & FEMA


Carbon monoxide alarms

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Sample message:

"Carbon monoxide poisoning is more common in the winter months. [Agency] reminds you to make sure your detector is working!"

Source: IAFF & FEMA


Prevent Winter Electrical Fires

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Sample message:

"[Agency] reminds you to stay safe safe while staying warm this winter."

Source: U.S. Fire Administration


 

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