Jan Doherty, Public Education Officer, No Phone Number Available
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 9:47 a.m.
In preparation for sub-zero temperatures in the forecast, the Spokane Fire Department is sharing some tips to help you stay safe while keeping warm.
Heating equipment is the leading cause of residential fires between November and February. If you turn on your heaters or use your fireplace, keep these tips in mind to help keep your family and neighbors safe from fire and burns:
To prevent frozen pipes, remember the following tips:
Thank you for helping to make Spokane safer by following these safety tips while keeping warm this winter. For more information about winter safety, contact Jan Doherty at 509.625.7058.
These photos demonstrate unsafe heating practices with combustibles too close to a heater, or improper installation of a heater. Are the heaters in your home unsafe?