The West Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department and West Mayfield Borough will be promoting National Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12, 2013) by offering a daily online series of fire prevention topics.
This five-part series from the National Fire Protection Association will cover a variety of important safety topics.
A handy downloadable fact sheet will be available on the website, and we encourage all residents to share this information with your family, friends, and neighbors.
Cooking fires are the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries.
Tuesday: Microwave Oven Safety
By following a few simple safety tips, you can prevent painful burns and possible fires.
Wednesday: Scald Prevention
A scald injury can happen at any age. Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee and even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries.
Thursday: Escape Planning
Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as two minutes to escape safely once the alarm sounds.
Friday: Smoke Alarms
Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries.