EMA workers have a few reminders to stay safe and warm while temperatures drop.
Their first tip: protect your P’s – people, pets, plants and pipes.
If it is necessary for you to be outdoors, wear layers. This is extremely important for children who may be waiting at the bus stop. Remember to check on elderly relatives and neighbors and make sure they are staying warm.
Officials also suggest that if you are using a space heater, to take all required measures in order to prevent house fires.