Monday, May 28, 2018

Check for Fire Hazards

  • Clear out old rags, papers, mattresses, broken furniture and other combustible materials.
  • Move clothes, curtains, rags and paper goods away from electrical equipment, gas appliances or flammable materials.
  • Remove dried grass cuttings, tree trimmings and weeds from the property.
  • Clean and repair chimneys, flue pipes, vent connectors and gas vents.
  • Keep heaters and candles away from curtains and furniture.
  • Place portable heaters on level surfaces, away from high traffic areas. Purchase portable heaters equipped with automatic shut-off switches and avoid the use of extension cords.