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BOW HORN BAY

VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

WILDFIRE PROTECTION

The Bow Horn Bay FD now has the WASP Manufacturing Wildfire Sprinkler Protection Kits for sale.

Sprinkler protection, combined with a few FireSmart techniques to eliminate potential ignition sources. Dramatically increase the survivability of your home in a wildfire, at very little cost.
The sprinkler kits include two sprinklers, two brackets, and two hoses, and retail for $149.00. EASILY MOUNTED WITHOUT USING A LADDER!!

For more info on the Wasp Manufacturing sprinkler kits, check http://www.waspwildfire.com/…/wasp-gutter-mount-sprinkler-…/

For info on the FireSmart program, check https://www.firesmartcanada.ca/what-is-firesmart

NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO HAVE YOUR CHIMNEY CLEANED

 

PREVENT CHIMNEY FIRES BY HAVING YOUR CHIMNEY CLEANED ONCE PER YEAR

QUICK NOTES OF INTEREST:

  • USE dry wood, about 2 years old
  • DO NOT burn green or wet wood
  • DO NOT dry wood beside a wood stove
  • If your stove needs replacing check for grants @  www.rdn.bc.ca

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS SAVE LIVES

  • DO YOU OWN A FIRE EXTINGUISHER?
  • FIRE EXTINGUISHERS ARE ONLY GOOD FOR 5 YEARS!!
  • HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR SMOKE DETECTOR BATTERY?
  • HOW WILL YOUR FAMILY ESCAPE SAFETY FROM A FIRE?

EVERY HOME MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE SMOKE DETECTOR BY LAW