Winter Safety Checklist
Below is an updated checklist for the community of East Meadow. For videos, downloads, and other Winter Fire Safety, see our Safety page.
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If you have a fire or smoke emergency with your fireplace or other heating device, follow these rules:
Note on Propane: DO NOT USE PROPANE DEVICES INDOORS!
Propane has the same explosive power as some military ordnance does. A propane BBQ tank ignited inside a house in Port Washington several years ago, and blew the roof a half mile out into Port Washington Harbor. If we all follow these common sense rules, and maintain our heating systems, we can have a safe and warm winter.