With the stretch of warm weather expected in the coming weeks, here are a few tips for enjoying the heat safely. Have fun, but remember to stay safe!
Reduce the chance of outdoor fires around your home and yard:
- Carelessly discarded cigarettes and other smoking materials can easily start a fire in dry conditions. Douse smoking materials in water before tossing out. Make sure proper disposal canisters are available in areas where smoking is allowed.
- Remove long grass, weeds or anything that can burn from around buildings. This includes limbs that touch buildings or hang near the roof.
- The risk of mulch fires is more common than one might expect. When possible, keep beauty beds moist. Provide a minimum of 18-inch clearance between landscaping mulch beds and combustible materials.
Grill, fire pit and campfire safety:
- Keep a three-foot child and pet safety zone around…
Original published: 2019-06-13 04:06:31 Read the full Seattle News here
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