Fire safety tips

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Published on December 5, 2019 -

Fire safety tips

As temperatures drop, local firefighters want to raise awareness for typical winter time fire hazards including space heaters.


Fire safety tips

- and as tempertures drop, local- firefighters- want to raise awareness for - typical winter time fire- hazards, including space- heaters.- here are a few tips that could- save your life as we head into- winter.

- if you use portable heaters,- turn them off when- you leave the room and also whe- you go to bed.- don't use your oven to warm up- the house, and be sure to get a- chimney sweep if you have a fir- place.- also, check to see if your fire- place has a sturdy screen - to stop sparks from flying into- the room and causing a fire.- keep decorations at least three- feet from fire places,- stoves and anything that- generates heat, and if the wors- should happen, be ready, and- have a plan in place to protect- you and yours.- - anthony trosclair, biloxi - battalion: "have a family fire emergency plan.

Everyone should- have a plan one - meeting spot outside of the - house to make sure everybody- - - - gets out safe and everyone's- accounted for."

The winter season officially- starts december 21st, but

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