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Ashes can be as DANGEROUS as the actual #fire in your fireplace/fire pit/grill. Serious issue, friends. Never empty ashes directly into a trash can. Allow ashes to cool before disposal. Place in a tightly covered metal container more than 10 feet from your home.

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Fire Prevention Week: Time to Prepare

Focus on fire safety and general safety at home and in the community.

Oct. 4-10 is National Fire Protection week, and Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) is encouraging all County residents to be prepared for an emergency.


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