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4th of July Fire Safety Tips
The Fourth is a great day to enjoy hot dogs, fireworks, and spend time with your family. But along with these fun festivities, there can be a trip to the emergency room if you aren’t careful. Don’t let a fire ruin your holiday – stay safe this weekend with these fire safety tips.
Monitor the Barbecue
While you’re cooking up some hamburgers and hotdogs make sure to keep an eye on the grill! More fires are reported on the 4th of July than any other day of the year according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Enjoy Fireworks Responsibly
In 2017, at least eight people died and about 12,900 were injured badly enough to require medical attention from fireworks-related incidents. It’s always a smart idea to leave igniting fireworks to the professionals.
If you need a refresher on how to use a fire extinguisher, watch our video below on using the PASS method to put out a fire.