Fire Prevention Week: Generator Safety Tips

By Rankin's Hardware & Building Supplies | Oct 11, 2016

Downed utility lines, power company blackouts, heavy snow falls, or summer storms can all lead to power outages. Many people turn to a portable generator for a temporary solution without knowing the risks.

Generators should be used in well ventilated locations outside, away from all doors, windows, and vent openings. Never use a generator in an attached garage, even with the door open.

This week is Fire Safety Week—Look for safety tips all week here on Village Soup and on our Facebook page. Source: National Fire Protection Association.

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