Seasonal Fire Safety

Fall gifFall is the time of year to prepare for the upcoming changes to colder weather. Your home heating system has been resting all summer and now is the time make sure it is clean, safe and trouble free before you need to keep your home warm in the long cold nights. Our fall holidays provide for some extra thoughts on everyone's safety.

 Fall Season and Holiday Fire Safety

Corn mazes offer family fun and entertainment this time of year and maze operators are encouraged to with their local fire departments to ensure a safe environment for all. Along with setup and operations safety tips for the maze operators families are encouraged to take their own steps when participating in this activity, such as:

  • Obtain a map of the maze to use for quick exit if necessary.
  • Have the operator give guests the ability to alert employees in case of emergency (e.g. easily recognizable flag to carry in the maze).
  • Have flashlights or get flashlights from the operator if going during hours of darkness.
  • Get safety instructions prior to their entrance into the maze.

 Halloween Trick or Treating provides for several areas of thought to your families safety a brochure is available here for reading and printing.

Candles will be used more frequently this time of year and you should look out for these safety items.

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Remember to also keep the address numbers on your home visible from the street to enable your home to be found quickly.