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Halloween safety tips from CFPD
The Central Fire Protection District is reminding parents and youngsters who plan a night of trick or treating on Halloween night to: Carry a flashlight for better visibility; Cross streets only at crosswalks or corners; Only approach well lit homes; Not enter the homes of people they don’t know; Stay away from loose or fenced pets; Inspect treats before eating them; Call 911 in the event of an emergency; Not accept rides from strangers; Plan the trick or treating route, as well as when the kids will return home; and Trick or treat in groups. Meanwhile, October is Fire Prevention Month. For information on fire safety, contact your local fire department. Also, this month is a good time to test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.