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Posted on: February 11, 2022

[ARCHIVED] RFD offers fire-safety reminders

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The Roswell Fire Department asks everyone to please remember: 

  • Use space heaters as directed by the instructions and keep away from combustibles.
  • Do not use extension cords or “power strips” to supply power to space heaters.
  • Never leave space heaters or other heat-producing appliances unattended.
  • Do not use ovens to heat a room or home. Leaving the door of the oven open for heat can be deadly by allowing carbon monoxide to build up in the room or home.
  • Constantly attend all cooking activities.
  • Beware of the dangers of using heat lamps, especially to provide warmth for pets. The animals can easily knock them over. 

RFD has lots more fire-safety tips everyone can review. Citizens are encouraged to call the Roswell Fire Marshal’s Office at 575-624-6830 with any questions about fire prevention.

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