Fire Safety Tips

Two new reports from the U.S. Fire Administration show that more than two-thousand children and two-thousand-three-hundred seniors were injured or killed in house fires in the United States.

This week is Fire Safety Week in Dothan.

The Dothan Fire Department is going to schools and around the Circle City to warn residents about fire hazards.

Like make sure your stove is never left unattended and your yard is clean of dry leaves.

This year's fire prevention theme is use candles with care. Candles are one of the main causes of house fires.

Here are some safety tips when using candles:
Candle Safety

  • Place candles on stable furniture
  • Use holders to catch wax
  • Never leave candles unattended
  • Never place lit candles in windows