Summer Fire Safety
The Williamstown Fire Company would like to remind all to practice safety and common sense during the summer fire season.
Grilling-Keep all grills at least 10 feet from any structure.
-Never grill indoors or under any overhangs.
-Never leave grills unattended.
-Let ashes cool at least 24 hours before disposing of.
Backyard Fire Pits-All Fire pits must be kept away from any structure.
-Do not burn trash.
-All pits must contain spark suppression screens.
-Keep fires small and under control.
Fireworks-All fire works are illegal in NJ, even if you can buy them in surrounding states.
-Leave fireworks displays to the professionals.
-Sparklers burn at over 1200 degrees, hotter then it takes to melt glass!
Heat-Stay properly hydrated.
-Check on the elderly.
-Provide fresh water and shade for all outdoor pets.