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More Seasonal Safety Reminders from the Fire and Rescue Service

To help residents have a safe, enjoyable summer season, the County’s Fire and Rescue Service has issued reminders for three important areas of warm-weather living noted below. 

“Splash into Summer Safely: Keep these Water Safety Tips in Mind” 
As the weather heats up, chances are you’ll be heading to the beach or pool to cool off. Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or just learning how to swim, many water-related accidents can be avoided by knowing what to do and how to stay safe. Drowning is the second leading killer of children ages 14 and under and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service urges residents to review some important tips to increase safety around the water

“Firing up the Grill? Keep these Safety Tips in Mind”
With the summer season upon us, residents will be firing up their grills for the first time this year and the last thing on many minds is probably safety. Well, it shouldn’t be, according to Fire Chief Richie Bowers. Every year, thousands of homes catch fire because of inproper use of grills and the chief wants to remind residents that preparation is the key to staying safe when using grills.

“Keep it Clean!  Make Safety Part of Your Spring Cleaning Routine”
Spring cleaning is a great time to focus on safety in and around the home and to identify and correct any potential safety hazards. Following some simple safety tips can help get your spring off to a safe start.

Have a safe summer!

CATEGORIES: Public Safety
POSTED AT: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 | 4:00:00 AM |
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Last edited: 11/8/2010