WISH-TV Fire Safety Day at North Meridian Hardware
Join WISH-TV personalities for a family friendly Fire Safety Day at North Meridian Hardware on Saturday, November 10th.
Local fire safety experts will be on hand, plus several activities for kids including fingerprinting, DNA registration and fire safety sessions.
North Meridian Hardware, your only local provider, will also have the FireStop products available for purchase and lucky viewers will have a chance to win one every half-hour!
Join us for a morning of fun and fire safety!
Take a look behind the scenes of the fire demonstration.
Take a look behind the scenes of the fire demonstration.Full Story
See what happens when water is tossed onto a grease fire.
See what happens when water is tossed onto a grease fire.Full Story
A FireStop device activates, extinguishing a stove fire.
A FireStop device activates, extinguishing a stove fire.Full Story
Three weeks after we used a vacant home to shoot our story on …
When in doubt, just get out. When you leave, close the door behind you to help contain the fire. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number after you leave.
|•||If you do try to fight the fire, be sure others are already getting out and you have a clear path to the exit.|
Always keep an oven mitt and a lid nearby when you are cooking. If a small grease fire starts in a pan, smother the flames by carefully sliding the lid over the pan (make sure you are wearing the oven mitt). Turn off the burner. Do not move the pan. To keep the fire from restarting, leave the lid on until the pan is completely cool.
In case of an oven fire, turn off the heat and keep the door closed to prevent flames from burning you or your clothing.
If you have a fire in your microwave oven, turn it off immediately and keep the door closed. Never open the door until the fire is completely out. Unplug the appliance if you can safely reach the outlet.
After a fire, both ovens and microwaves should be checked and/or serviced before being used again.
|Source: US Fire Administration|