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Did you know?

  • Grill fires cause an estimated $37 million in property loss each year.

  • Almost half of home grill fires happen between 5 and 8 p.m.

  • Fifty-seven percent of home grill fires occur during the months of May, June, July and August.

  • Patios, terraces, screened-in porches and courtyards are leading home locations for grill fires.

  • Seventy-nine percent of all home grill fires involve gas grills.

  • “Mechanical failure, malfunction” is the leading factor in the start of grill fires. Leaks or breaks of containers or pipes are often to blame.

Grilling fire safety tips:

  • Only use grills outdoors, away from siding and deck railings.

  • Clean grills often and remove grease or fat build-up.

  • Make sure your gas grill lid is open before lighting.

  • Have a three foot safe-zone around grills and campfires. Keep kids and pets clear of the area.

  • Dispose of coals after they have cooled in a metal can.

  • Never leave grills, fire pits and patio torches unattended.

 


 

 

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Department Drill
Mon Feb 03 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Department Meeting
Mon Feb 10 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Department Drill
Mon Feb 17 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners' Meeting
Tue Feb 18 @ 7:00PM -
Department Drill
Mon Feb 24 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM

Alarms Per Year

 2020 Total Alarms
 20
2019 Total Alarms

730

2018 Total Alarms 684

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