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Fire & Life Safety Tips
More than 4,000 Americans die each year in fires and more than 20,000 are injured. Many of them might be alive today if they had only had the information they needed to avoid a disaster. The Grant County Fire Marshal's Office offers the following life-saving tips could make a big difference for you and your community.
Alternative Heating Fire Safety
Heating is the second leading cause of residential fires, follow these tips to stay safe.
Appliance Fire Safety
Ensure your home is safe from appliance fires.
Keep the children in your home safe from risk of drowning in a bathtub.
Keep your home protected from candle fires by following our tips.
Careless smoking is the second leading cause of fire deaths.
Children & Fire
Damages due to children playing with fire are particularly preventable.
Cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the United States, it is also the leading cause of fire injuries.
Fire Escape Planning
Deaths due to an inability to escape are particularly preventable, follow our tips to ensure your safety.
It is extremely important to practice safe habits when participating with fireworks.
Holiday Fire Safety
Follow our tips to ensure your family is safe during the holidays.
It is vitally important to follow safe procedures when using a portable generator.
Practice Water Safety While on Vacation
Wherever you are visiting, if water is present, water safety must be practiced.
Seniors & Fire
Americans over the age of 65 are one of the groups at highest risk of dying in a fire.
The Grant County Fire Marshal's Office discourages the use of turkey fryers. However, if you still choose to use one, please follow our advice.
Electrical fires are a special concern during the winter months, which call for more indoor activities and increased use of lighting, heating and appliances.