LCFD Offers Safety Tips Dealing with the Extreme Cold
 
By Ex-Chief Shawn Madsen
January 4, 2018
 

It is brutally cold out there especially with Winter Storm Grayson passing through. Here are some safety tip to follow.

-Minimize travel.
-Stay indoors during the worst part of the extreme cold.
-Keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle if you must travel.
-Check tire pressure, antifreeze levels, heater/defroster, etc.
-Learn how to shut off water valves for potential pipe bursts.
-Check on the elderly.
-Bring pets inside.

How Should I Dress?

-Wear layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, warm clothing, and a hat.
-Mittens, snug at the wrist, are better than gloves.
-Cover your mouth to protect your lungs from extreme cold.
-Try to stay dry and out of the wind.

 
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