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Fire - Safety Tip

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Smoking Safety

Smoking

***According to the U.S. Fire Administration, smoking is the #1 CAUSE OF HOME FIRE DEATHS across the country.***

Please keep these SMOKING SAFETY tips in mind:

  • If you smoke, smoke outside.
  • Keep lighters, matches and smoking material out of the reach of children. Put them in a locked cabinet.
  • Use a deep, sturdy ashtray. Place it away from anything that can burn.
  • Do not drop cigarettes into plants, grass or mulch.
  • Before you throw away butts and ashes, make sure they are out. Put them in water or sand.
  • Never smoke where medical oxygen is used.
  • E-cigarettes should be used with caution.
  • Never leave charging e-cigarettes unattended.

Click below to view a printable sheet from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) with more safety tips.

Printable Safety Sheet
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