The holiday season is a joyous time for many as we flitter and flutter about, running from one gathering to another. And for some, turning your homes into personal winter wonderlands is high on the priority list. But decking the halls comes with a major responsibility as well—attending to the safety of you and yours.
Autumn is finally here, and people all over the Mid-South are taking to the time-honored tradition of gathering around a campfire. Cool nights, ghost stories, and maybe even a S’more or two always make for great fall memories; but, as with any activity involving extreme heat or fire, one must always take precautions.
There are definitely several good reasons that October is National Fire Prevention Month. As people all over strike up campfires in the woods, bonfires on the bank or firepit fires in their backyards, here are a few fire safety tips one should always keep in mind.