Outdoor Fire Safety
March 3, 2021

As the weather turns warmerplease remember these simple tips to keep you safe and enjoying the outdoors.

* Move the grill away from siding, decking, and other things that can catch fire.

* Stay with the grill the entire time you're cooking.

* Use long-handled barbecue tools when cooking on the grill.

* Use a metal screen over wood-burning fires to keep sparks from floating out.

* Wood burning fires must be contained in an approved container and located at least 15 feet away from your home

* A water source (garden hose) must be within reach of any open fire

* Turn off or put out fires before you leave the backyard.