Prevent Fires This 4th of July Week

Did you know . . .

There are more fire related calls that come into Pinellas County Regional 911 Call Center during the 4th of July holiday than any other time of year. Please help us keep everyone safe by following these simple rules:

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  1. Keep grills at least 10 feet away from any structures.
  2. Never grill on a balcony .
  3. Keep children and pets at least 3 feet away from grills and a safe distance from firepits.
  4. Never leave any fire unattended.
  5. Stay away from private fireworks and attend a public fireworks display put on by professionals to ensure safety of yourself and your loved ones.

Learn more about being safe this holiday by downloading and reading this PDF.