Tips For Parents

SAFETY ON GRILLING

  • Always grill away from the house.
  • Keep children and pets a safe distance from the grill (at least three feet away).
  • Do not wear loose clothing or anything that might come in contact with flames.
  • Never leave a grill unattended.

SAFETY WITH CAMPFIRES

  • Children and pets should always stay at least 3 feet away from fire, even while roasting marshmallows.
  • Remember to PUT IT OUT AND MAKE SURE IT’S OUT! before leaving the area.
  • Allow the wood to burn completely to ash and pour lots of water on the fire to drown and extinguish all embers.
  • Have no idea of the power of one match, what burns and how rapidly fire spreads

SAFETY WITH FIREWORKS

  • Keep matches and lighters out of sight and out of reach
  • The NFPA opposes the consumer use of fireworks, this includes sparklers and firecrackers. If you want to see fireworks, go to a public show
    *Source: National Fire Protection Association
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