Tip of the Day: Fire Safety Guidelines to Protect Children
Take the time now to review fire safety facts and tips so your family will be prepared in the event of a fire emergency in your home.
Replace or professionally repair any appliances that spark, smell unusual, or overheat.
Don’t run electrical wires under rugs. Make sure lamps and night-lights are not touching bedspreads, drapes, or other fabrics.
Use caution when using electric blankets. Do not let kids use kitchen appliances by themselves and supervise any art or science projects that involve electrical devices.
Cover any outlets that are not in use with plastic safety covers if you have toddlers or young children in your home.