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Fire Safety during Winter Storms
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By Mark Carrico
January 27, 2020

Winter storms can happen almost anywhere. They can cause us problems. Know what to do before, during and after a storm. This will help keep you and your family safe from a winter fire.

• Test all smoke alarms. Do this at least once a month. This way you will know they are working. Install carbon monoxide alarms in your home. Test the alarms.

• Plan two ways out of the home in case of an emergency. Clear driveway and front walk of ice and snow. This will provide easy access to your home.

• Make sure your house number can be seen from the street. If you need help, firefighters will be able to find you.

• Be ready in case the power goes out. Have flashlights on hand. Also have battery-powered lighting and fresh batteries. Never use candles.

• Stay aware of winter weather. Listen to the television or radio for updates. Watch for bulletins online.

• Check on neighbors. Check on others who may need help.

• Generators should be used outdoors. Keep them away from windows and doors. Do not run a generator inside your garage, even if the door is open.

• Stay away from downed wires. Report any downed wires to authorities.

• Be ready if the heat stops working. Use extra layers of clothes and blankets to stay warm. If you use an emergency heat source, keep anything that can burn at least 3 feet away.

• Turn portable heaters off when you leave the room. Turn them off when you go to bed.


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