FEMA- November Plan

Stay safe during the Holidays! Take a look at some steps to make sure you have a great holiday season!

Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving Safety Tips when using fryer

  • Make sure the turkey is completely thawed out
  • Ice and water that mixes into the hot oil can cause a flare up
  • Use the correct amount of oil
  • Keep kids and pets at a safe distance
  • Keep a grease-rated fire extinguisher close by
  • Never operate a fryer outdoors in the rain
  • Choose a smaller turkey for frying – 8 to 10 pounds is best
Winter Safety Tips
Winter Safety Tips

Winter Holiday Safety Tips

  • Only use decorations that are flame-retardant or not flammable.
  • Check holiday lights each year for frayed wires or excessive wear.
  • Don’t link more than three strands of holiday lights.
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended. Consider using battery-operated flameless candles.
  • Keep your live Christmas tree away from heat sources and room exits.
  • Water your live Christmas tree daily to keep it from becoming dry.
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