December 2017

Fire Safety for the Holidays

December 2nd, 2017|

Check out one of the London Fire Department’s holiday #FireSafety messages airing now on @CTVLondon and at #LdnOnt @CineplexMovies locations. This one is about #SafeSmoking @LPFFA Have a Happy and Fire Safe Holiday Season! pic.twitter.com/6agxR7wUqj
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) November 30, 2017

Holiday Fire Safety

December 1st, 2017|

Here’s another holiday #FireSafety message from the London Fire Department airing now on @CTVLondon and at #LdnOnt @CineplexMovies locations. Remember #Cooking is the number one cause of fires in London! @LPFFA Happy Holidays from LFD! pic.twitter.com/YKYCscgigt
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 1, 2017

London Fire Department Releases Top 10 List of ‘Holiday Safety Tips’

December 10th, 2014|

‘Tis the season for fire safety.

With just over two weeks to go until Christmas day, the London Fire Department is out with a Top 10 list of “holiday safety tips” to ensure no one has to deal with a needless tragedy this time of year.

Water fresh trees daily and keep them away from flame […]

Day 12: Responsible Cooking

December 24th, 2012|

During this festive time, keep a close eye on anyone attempting to cook or smoke while under the influence of alcohol.

Day 11: Encourage smokers to smoke outside

December 23rd, 2012|

Careless smoking is the leading cause of fatal fires.

Day 10: Watch what you heat!

December 22nd, 2012|

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, which means it’s easy to get distracted from what we are doing.

Day 9: Dangers of Matches/Lighters

December 21st, 2012|

Handy to light holiday candles, but matches and lighters can be deadly in the hands of children.

Day 8: When you go out, blow out!

December 20th, 2012|

Candles can set the perfect mood for a holiday celebration, but remember to always blow out candles before leaving the room or going to bed.

Day 7: Give space heaters space

December 19th, 2012|

When using space heaters remember to keep them at least one metre (3 feet) away from all combustibles.

Day 6: Use extension cords wisely

December 18th, 2012|

Proper use of approved extension cords are a must to ensure a safe holiday.

Day 5: Have an Escape Plan

December 18th, 2012|

Develop and practice a home fire escape plan with all members of the household.

Day 4: Carbon monoxide alarms

December 17th, 2012|

Installing CSA-approved carbon monoxide alarms in your home will warn you of the presence of this deadly gas.

Day 3: Working Smoking Alarms

December 16th, 2012|

With family and friends spending extra time at your home over the holidays, you’ll want everyone to be safe.

Day 2: Check festive lighting

December 15th, 2012|

Before you put those lights on the tree or around the front window check the cords carefully.

Day 1: Water fresh trees daily

December 14th, 2012|

It’s time to trim that Christmas tree, and if you’re using a real tree, buy a fresh tree and keep the base of the trunk in water at all times.