Fall is in full swing, and there are sorts of fun festivities during this season! Many of which, pose serious fire hazards! It does not matter if you are in a residential or commercial setting, fire hazards are incredibly prevalent during the fall months. Here are some typical examples of fall fire hazards you want to be mindful of this fall season!
Piles Of Leaves
During the fall season, leaves change colors and it can be a spectacle to see! Eventually, those beautifully-colored leaves will find their way the grounds of your property. It is your responsibility to remove them promptly because they pose some safety risks. Wet leaves can quickly become significant slipping hazards. On top of that, piles of leaves can actually become fire hazard as well! Besides being a fun place for children to jump into, piles of leaves on your property serve no purpose. Get rid of the leaves in your property as soon as possible.
If you are looking to provide a room with ambiance, candles can be a great solution! Instead of using excessive amounts of electricity to light up your home, you can use candles instead! As pretty as candles can be, they are commonly attributed to starting fires every year. Don’t leave candles unattended for long periods and be sure to blow them out before leaving your home or heading off to bed!
Oven and Stove
There are all sorts of festive fall dishes that are popular during the fall months. Kitchen fire safety needs to be always be taken seriously. Kitchen fires occur all the time, and it’s usually attributed to carelessness. Never walk away from your stove for extended periods when it is in use. Also, make sure your oven and stovetop are cleaned on a consistent basis.
Furnace and Fireplace
Pretty soon the temperature is going to drop off. In addition to swapping around your wardrobe, you will probably need to increase the temperature inside of your home! Be cognizant of the fact that furnaces and fireplaces are significant fire hazards!
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