Does your cabinet contain unused or expired medications? Throwing them in the trash could allow them to fall into the wrong hands or lead to accidental poisonings. Rowlett Fire Department has a program for safe disposal of expired medications and needles. Citizens may drop off these items at any of our four fire stations.
* Any sharp objects must be in an approved Sharps Container (Syringes, lancets, and needles, etc.)
* Please leave ALL medications in original containers
* Black out all personal information on the container
One of the great pleasures of summer is eating and cooking outdoors . The popularity of this activity is because of the great number and variety of outdoor grills sold each year. Such grills can be fun to cook on and provide delicious food, but they can also be dangerous. None of them are foolproof and all should be handled with care.
LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS
When liquefied petroleum gas is used to fire a home barbecue, it is contained under pressure in a steel cylinder. The content of an LPG cylinder, vaporized and in a confined area, has the explosive force of several sticks of dynamite. Therefore, the wise user of LPG will be aware of the dangers involved and the precautions that must be taken to avoid accidents.
No LPG burner should ever be ignited until the following steps are taken:
Although charcoal may sound less dangerous than LP gas, it is just as necessary to take precautions in using charcoal burners.
Here are some safety tips for frying your turkey this year.
If you absolutely must use a turkey fryer, please use the following tips.