Point Pleasant Fire Department
Fire Prevention Week may be over, but let’s keep the fire safety mindset going!!
Fireplace Safety Tips
Get your chimney inspected each year to make sure that it is safe.
Hire a chimney sweep to clean out your chimney every fall.
Repair any cracks in fireplaces.
Use fireplace screens to keep sparks and fire debris inside the fireplace.
Do not every use gasoline to start a fire in the fireplace.
Never leave a fire unattended.
Make sure that combustible materials are not stored within three feet of your fireplace.
For natural gas fireplaces, get all connections and lines inspected before use each season.
Remember that outdoor fireplaces can be just as dangerous as indoor units, and observe all safety precautions when using them.