For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Khin Chin, Office of Emergency Services, (510) 981-5506

WINTER SAFETY TIPS FROM THE BERKELEY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Berkeley, California (Thursday, December 11, 2008) - Berkeley Fire Department/Office of Emergency Services encourages you to use the following safety tips to protect yourself, your family and your home from the potential threat of fire this winter.  You can greatly reduce your chances of being a fire casualty by being able to identify potential hazards and following these safety tips:

Heating Safety

Holiday Lights and Decorations

Holiday Trees

Other Tips

For more information and safety tips, visit www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/getready or call Berkeley's Office of Emergency Services at 510-981-5506.  We want to keep you safe this winter!

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