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Summer Fire Safety

Every year we look forward to summer activities between summer vacations, camping, family gatherings, and of course the Fourth of July. However, summer also brings along fire and injuries due to fireworks, outdoor cooking incidents, and heat-related illnesses. Here is everything you need to know about keeping your family and home safe this summer!

Helpful Hints

  • Do not use consumer fireworks.
  • Keep a close eye on children at events with fireworks.
  • Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should be used outdoors only.
  • Keep children and pets at least three feet from the grill area.
  • Keep your grill clean by removing grease buildup.
  • Never leave your grill unattended.

Downloadable Resources

Summertime Burn Safety Flyer
Summer Safety Tips Flyer

Heat-Related Illness Flyer
Grilling Fire Safety Flyer

Quick Tips to Share

We encourage you to print these and also share on social media with your friends and family!

Where to cook?

Place your grill at least 3 feet from siding, deck railings, eaves and overhanging branches.

Where to cook?

Getting started

Only light a gas grill with the lid open. Doing so can cause a build-up of propane inside the grill chamber, and we all know that a build-up of gas combined with a flame is not optimal.

Getting started

Lets get cooking

Use long-handled utensils and grill mitts when using your grill to prevent burns.

Lets get cooking

Evening Activities

Enjoy an evening attending public fireworks displays and avoid using consumer fireworks at home.

Evening Activities

What is Heat-illness?

Here are the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. share this on social media and keep an eye on your friends and family.

What is Heat-illness?

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