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.