Today's message is about Outdoor Fire Safety. Whether at home, at work or at play, we must consider spark- and ember-emitting activities that could lead to destructive wildfires. Having a heightened awareness, and through advance planning and preparation, you can create a more fire-safe environment for you and your family.
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Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S., and more and more people are living here
wildfires are a real risk. But by working together, residents can make their own property — and their neighborhood — much safer from wildfire.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding you to make sure you have enough smoke alarms in your home, test them monthly and replace them every 10 years.
Sitting under the stars by a crackling fire has its appeal. It’s where stories are told, sing-a-longs happen, and meals are cooked over an open flame. Campfires bring family and friends together. But campfire mishaps can cause injuries. With a few safety tips, you can prevent these accidents.
Fire pits and portable outdoor fireplaces have become very popular in recent years. Unfortunately reports of accidental fires caused by these types of recreational fire sevices have also increased dramatically. Backyard fires are allowed without a permit as long as you follow some basic rules.
Klamath County Fire District No. 1 takes every precaution to help protect you and your property from wildfire. However, the reality is that in a major wildfire, there will simply not be enough fire engines or firefighters to defend every home.
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During the month of October many schools and families have opportunities to get a tour of the engines. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, that is not possible this year. Please join us in taking a virtual tour of engine 3113, presented by our 2019 Firefighter of the Year Wes Kleinjan.