4th of July Safety in Warren
Everyone’s favorite summertime holiday is right around the corner! The weather has been warm and places are opening up. This year’s holiday should be one of the best! With the 4th of July comes outdoor activities, some not so safe. With some help from the NFPA, SERVPRO of Southern Trumbull County is here with a guide on how you can stay safe in Warren on the 4th!
You are sure to be firing up the grill and cooking out this year on July 4th. Here are a few things to keep in mind to stay safe while grilling:
- Place your grill away from your home, and out from under branches/overhangs
- Remove grease/fat buildup from your grill
- Never leave your grill unattended.
For more information, check out this full Grilling Safety Guide.
Another fan favorite activity for the holiday, and for summer in general, are campfires. Whether you are cooking s’mores or just hanging out, a campfire can be a great time. However, they are dangerous. Here are some campfire safety tips:
- Keep 25 feet away from structures
- Clear away low hanging branches
- Watch children and pets around fires
- Never leave the campfire unattended
- Stop, Drop, and Roll!
The NFPA recommends only attending professional firework shows, stating that “fireworks are not safe in the hands of consumers.” Here are some alternatives to fireworks at your 4th of July party:
- Glow Sticks
- Outdoor Movies
- Patriotic Crafts
- Throw the USA a Birthday Party!
Check out their Full Guide on Firework Safety.
Keep these in mind and have a safe 4th of July! If you do experience damage this summer, SERVPRO of Southern Trumbull County is Here to Help! Call us today at (330) 393-9999 or visit our Website to get your Warren home to preloss condition today!