Halloween Safety Tips

Monday, 20 October 2008

Fire Corps encourages all Fire Corps teams across the nation to educate their communities about important Halloween safety tips so everyone stays safe on October 31. Below are Halloween safety tips and suggestions provided by fire and emergency response organizations across the nation. Use your Fire Corps volunteers to communicate this information to residents in your area to ensure a safe and happy Halloween.


NFPA’s Sparky the Fire Dog provides Halloween safety tips for children. The site offers additional safety information and tools parents can use to help their children make positive choices about personal safety and help them lead safer lives.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has compiled a list of Halloween safety suggestions including choosing a safe costume, safe party guidelines, fun alternatives to trick-or-treating, fire-safe decorating tips, and more.

The American Red Cross offers Halloween Safety Tips for both kids and adults.

The Centers for Disease Control stresses key points to a SAFE HALLOWEEN, focusing on safety, nutrition, and physical fitness.

The ASPCA offers Halloween tips to pet parents to keep your pet stress-free this Halloween.

Also, remember that Daylight Savings Time ends on November 2 at 2:00 a.m. Remind your community that when they change the clock to change the smoke alarm battery.

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