Outdoors and seasonal

Learn how to keep your family safe from the seasonal threats that may endanger you including grilling, fireworks and holiday fires. 


In This Section
  • Fireworks Each July Fourth, thousands of people are injured while using consumer fireworks.
  • Grilling A grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard.
  • Halloween safety Taking simple fire safety precautions, like making sure fabrics for costumes and decorative materials are flame-resistant, can prevent fires.
  • Lightning Fires started by lightning peak in the summer months and in the late afternoon and early evening.
  • Outdoor entertaining Hosting outdoor events means there’s an increased risk of home fires.
  • Thanksgiving safety Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving.
  • Wildland fires Learn to protect your family and community from wildland fires
  • Winter holiday safety NFPA's "Project Holiday" provides a wealth of safety information to help ensure the holiday season is a safe one.