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Exercise caution when deciding how to use your space heater.

Plugging in Space Heaters

Posted on 01/11/2021

While there are many ways to plug in a space heater, always exercise caution when doing so. Use the tips below when deciding how to use your space heater. According to the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA, nearly half (48%)… Read More

Ensure Your Christmas Tree Doesn't Become a Hazard!

Ensure Your Christmas Tree Doesn't Become A Hazard!

Posted on 12/15/2020

Be sure to check with the City of Winter Park Sustainability Program to find the best way to recycle your tree.

Happy Thanksgiving written on a sticky note across a family eating a Thanksgiving turkey with the WPFD logo at the bottom.

Thanksgiving Safety!

Posted on 11/22/2020

Safety in the kitchen is essential, especially on Thanksgiving Day, which is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment.

Person cooking over a gas stove with potatoes in one pan and a fire flame in another pan.

Cooking Safety

Posted on 03/29/2020

For centuries cooking has brought families and friends together. Did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and injuries? You can do your part in preventing a cooking disaster by following a few simple… Read More

Plugging a phone power bank in.

Lithium Battery Safety Tips

Posted on 03/03/2020

Lithium-ion battery accidents and fires are on the rise but can be prevented! We rely on lithium-ion batteries to power our everyday lives from cell phones and remotes to vehicles, so it is essential to be aware of the potential… Read More

Couple standing in front of their burned down home.

Escape Planning

Posted on 02/20/2020

Always plan ahead! If your home catches on fire, you may only have a few minutes to get your family to safety. Each family member can do their part to make the process smoother. Families can start by drawing a… Read More