Storm Lake Fire Department Will be Busy During Fire Safety Week

The Storm Lake Fire Department, and Chief Glenn Schlesser will be visiting multiple locations during Fire Safety Week next week in an effort to help residents take common-sense precautions…(audio clip below :36 )

The Storm Lake Fire Department will be at Walmart this coming Monday, October 10th from 4 to 6pm in the front entry area. They’ll be at the Farmers Market on Thursday from 4 to 6pm with a fire truck, and they’ll be at Marcus Lumber in Storm Lake next Friday from 2 to 4pm.

Last week, a mobile home in Storm Lake was completely destroyed due to improper use of a space heater. Schlesser says there are many other common causes of fires…(audio clip below :38 )

Schlesser encourages residents to have at least one fire extinguisher in their home, and install smoke alarms on every level of a home.

Fire Prevention Week is October 9th through the 15th. For questions and concerns on fire safety in homes or businesses, contact the Storm Lake Fire Department at 732-8010.



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