General Fall Safety

  • Fireplaces are starting to be used again and chimneys should be cleaned. 
  • Ashes from fireplace should be cool before removing.
  • Ashes should be placed in metal containers when removing and not kept inside or near combustibles. 
  • Borough of Madison does not allow open burning of leaves. 
  • Don't park your vehicle directly over leaf piles.
  • Since October is Fire Prevention Month, this is a great time to practice your home fire escape plan and change batteries in your detectors.