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The FDNY Foundation Shares Halloween Safety Tips

The FDNY Foundation wishes everybody a happy Halloween! Below are some #FDNYSmart safety tips to make sure everybody stays healthy and safe this Halloween:

– Do not send children out alone
– Make sure costumes are visible to drivers; brightly colored and/or with attached reflective strips
– Walk carefully on sidewalks, marked paths, and crosswalks at corners
– Make sure that none of the treats are tampered with or contain choking hazards before you start eating them
– Remind children to never go into anyone’s house without their chaperone
– Carry a flashlight
– Make sure costumes are made of flame resistant materials
– Don’t overload electrical outlets or extension cords with holiday lighting or special effects
– Place candles at least 4 feet from other decorations and curtains
– Never let children carve pumpkins alone

For more #FDNYSmart safety tips, visit: fdnysmart.org/Halloween