Seasonal Tips and Safety Information
The winter holiday season brings a time of scrambling to decorate and tidy our homes for visitors and organize family gatherings. However, in the hustle and bustle of planning for holiday social events many households fail to prepare for the unthinkable – a home fire. Every Virginia household should be prepared and safe during the winter holiday season.
- Christmas Tree Safety
- Holiday Decorating Tips
- Heating Safety (fireplaces, wood heaters, and kerosene heaters)
- Portable Generator Safety
For many Virginia residents the last days of March serve as a painful reminder that it is time to work on their spring cleaning checklist. As many begin the arduous task of cleaning and clearing the debris that accumulated over the winter months, the Virginia Department of Fire Programs (VDFP) recommend that residents add home fire safety to their list.
Holidays always bring families together to celebrate, but they can also be the most dangerous times of the year. Make sure to take steps to keep your loved ones safe.