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Fire Safety During Power Outages

(Friday, August 21, 2009) - With hurricane Bill looming on the horizon, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency reminds residents to think “Fire Safety” during power outages.

• Check to ensure you have a working battery operated smoke alarm complete with spare batteries.
• Use battery operated lights instead of candles or oil lamps. Open flame devices should be avoided.
• Please visit our website at for more fire safety information to consider during power outages.

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For further information contact:

Public Education Officers
Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency




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