Safety Basics

General Household Safety

Child Safety

Older Adult Safety

Fire Extinguisher Operation

Fire Extinguisher Classes

Smoke Detectors

Smoking

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Fireplaces

Furnaces / Space Heaters

Clothes Dryers

Kitchens

Electrical Hazards

Evacuation Plan

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Fireplaces

-Chimneys should be inspected and cleaned by a professional prior to the start of every heating season, to remove combustible creosote build up.


-When lighting a gas fireplace, light the match first, then turn on the gas.


-Use a fireplace screen to prevent sparks from flying.


-Never store newspapers, kindling, or matches next to the fireplace.