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  • Make sure your address numbers are up and visible from the street.
  • Maintain a clear 'fire zone' of 10' around structures.
  • Check outdoor electrical outlets and other electrical appliances for animal nests and to ensure proper wiring.
  • Keep 100' of garden hose with an attached nozzle connected and ready for use.
  • Remove leaves and trash from carports and garages: Combustible materials are dangerous if they are exposed to heated automobile components, especially under the vehicle.
  • Clean up and properly store paints, pool and yard chemicals.
  • Check fuels containers for leaks and make sure they are properly stored.
  • Let power equipment sit for approximately 30 minutes before placing it inside to be sure there is no possibility of fire.
  • Some municipalities do not allow open air burning.  Always check with your local fire department for questions, instructions and permits.

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Strathmere Lodge

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