-Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are flame resistant or flame retardant.
-Keep lit candles away from decorations and other things that can burn.
-Some lights are only for indoor or outdoor use, but not both.
-Test your smoke alarms and tell guests about your home fire escape plan.
-Keep children and pets away from lit candles.
-Keep matches and lighters up high in a locked cabinet.
-Provide large, deep ashtrays for smokers. Wet cigarette butts with water before discarding.
-Provide large, deep ashtrays for smokers. Wet cigarette butts with water before discarding.-Ask smokers to smoke outside. Remind smokers to keep their smoking materials with them so young children do not touch them.
Smoke Detector Program
The Depew Fire Department offers free smoke detectors and installation to residents of the Village of Depew. Requirements of this program are elderly or low income residents. Please call 716-681-1290 for more information on this program.