Learning how to be safe in and around your home will help to avoid the most common causes of fire at home. We encourage you to review the content of[…]
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Here is some very valuable fire safety information. Please read through these informative guidelines to learn how you can avoid dangerous accidents. And please share this valuable information with those you care about.
With cold weather upon us, it’s important to inspect and properly maintain all components of your home heating system.
Fire Risk for Older Adults is a serious matter – On average, 26 adults aged 65+ die in fires in Ontario every year.
The Ontario Fire Code requires that every place of residence have smoke alarms installed and kept in working condition.
Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season by following the guidelines contained in this simple Holiday Safety Tips document. From all of us here at Windsor Fire & Safety Services we wish[…]
Whenever you encounter an emergency vehicle, Always Be Right and Pull to the Right!
Read and follow these helpful tips within the Home Fire & Burn Safety Checklist and you’ll be able to avoid many of the potential causes of fire and burns around[…]
Everyone enjoys cooking and eating outdoors and by following these Summer Barbecuing Fire Safety Tips you can enjoy safe, accident-free barbecuing.
According to the Canada Safety Council, the most dangerous room in the home, when it comes to fire, is the kitchen – and most kitchen fires can be prevented.Click here[…]
Learn How to Operate and Maintain Your Barbecue Safely!!! For more information, visit the following pages on our website and others… Propane Safety Guidelines Barbecuing Safety Spring in Safety –[…]
In Case of Fire … In Your Apartment Building If You Discover a Fire Leave the area of danger Close all doors in your path of exit Sound the Fire[…]
The Most Painful Burn Is The One You Could Have Prevented Among the hidden hazards in your home, there are two especially harmful to children: Flammable liquids, like gasoline and[…]
Gasoline is an important part of our day-to-day lives. We use it to fuel our cars and trucks, as well as our lawnmowers, weed trimmers, boats, a variety of off-road[…]
Instituting a home fire escape plan is one of the most important actions that you can take to protect your life, and the lives of your loved ones. The Windsor[…]
It’s an annual ritual performed by many Canadians each year – opening the cottage. This annual opening of the cottage signals the start of another summer of fun, rest and[…]
According to the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office smokers’ articles such as cigarettes, matches and lighters account for the leading cause of fire injuries and fire fatalities and are the 4th[…]
The tragic deaths of Woodstock OPP Constable Laurie Hawkins and her family in November, 2008, have raised the public’s awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide. Carbon Monoxide (also called[…]
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FIRE SAFETY TIPS DURING POWER FAILURES When your power is out, you may be introducing potential hazards to your home. Please review the following tips and take[…]
If a fire breaks out in your home: REMAIN CALM! Sound a warning. Get everyone out: wrap children in blankets if necessary … don’t take time to get dressed. Call[…]
Our senior population is the fastest growing and most vulnerable group in our community. Windsor Fire & Rescue Services addresses seniors’ special needs through the Office of the Fire Marshal’s[…]