Fire Safety: Practicing Safety During Festive Celebration of Halloween Season

Fire Safety: Practicing Safety During Festive Celebration of Halloween Season

Children dressed in costumes excitedly running door to door to trick-or-treat, festive decorations like glowing jack-o-lanterns, paper ghosts and dried cornstalks adorning front porches – these are some of the classic hallmarks of Halloween that make the holiday special for kids and adults alike. Practicing fire safety during this season is important.

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Unfortunately, these Halloween symbols and activities can also present lurking fire risks that have the potential to become truly scary. But by planning ahead, you can help make this Halloween a fire-safe one.

Taking simple fire safety precautions like keeping decorations far away from open flames and using battery-operated candles or glow-sticks in jack-o-lanterns can help ensure your holiday remains festive and fun!

Any fire is devastating, and the stress of a fire continues well after the fire is out. Water, smoke, soot, and odor damage are common. Time is critical, and no one understands this better than the team of technicians at NWA Restore It, Inc. We respond quickly – treating your property and contents with the utmost respect. We’ll immediately contain the damage to secure the site from further loss.

Source: https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Fire-causes-and-risks/Seasonal-fire-causes/Halloween