Good things to remember! Thanks Virginia Beach Fire Department!
Virginia Beach Fire Department has responded to multiple residential fires since the start of this year’s 2023 holiday season. 🔥🚒🎄🕯️
Please remember that festive celebrations and gatherings, flickering lights, Christmas trees, and cozy nights in front of the fireplace are excellent ways to embrace the magic, but it’s up to you to avoid the tragic.
Follow these tips to help prevent common fire hazards and keep your family and holiday guests safe, all season long.
⭐ Properly dispose of fireplace ashes and cigarette butts with water before discarding.
⭐ Keep your kitchen cook space clean and free of flammable objects.
⭐ Stay in the kitchen when frying on the stovetop.
⭐ If using grill or smoker for holiday feasts, keep far away from house and flammable objects.
⭐ Keep lit candles away from décor and other flammable objects.
⭐ Turn off lights when leaving the house or going to bed.
⭐ Water fresh Christmas trees daily.
⭐ Test your smoke alarms and tell guests about your home fire escape plan.