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When it’s cold outside, keep your family safe & warm

1 Leave fireworks to the professionals. 

2 Practice your fire escape plan with your family. How to make a home fire escape plan.

3 Inspect your fireplace each year.

4 Get free smoke detectors installed by the New Orleans Fire Department. Learn more about the free smoke alarm installation program.

5 Never leave space heaters unattended or use a stove or oven for heat. Learn more about safely heating your home.

6 Have a fire extinguisher and know how to use it. 

Get your 2018 #ReadyYearRound wall calendar

With preparedness tips for each month of the year and illustrations by John Clark IV, it's the perfect gift. Pick up your 2018 #ReadyYearRound wall calendar at any NOLA library, NORD recreation center, or at City Hall. If you'd like to distribute them at your community organization, submit an order.