Fireman Sam helps you stay safe!

11:00 16 October 2012

Fireman Sam has some great advice

Fireman Sam has some great advice

Archant

Hit Entertainments Fireman Sam has released some great tips for children to understand the dangers of both bonfire night and fireworks in general.

Fireman Sam has some great rules so you stay safe this November 5th.

Bonfire Dos and Don’ts

• Site bonfire well away from houses, garages, sheds, fences, overhead cables, trees and shrubs AND ALWAYS AWAY FROM FIREWORKS.

• Build the bonfire stack so that it is stable and never light with flammable liquids.

• Keep everyone away from the fire, especially children who must be supervised at all times, and pets who are best kept indoors.

• In case of an emergency, keep buckets of water, the garden hose or a fire extinguisher ready.

• Pour water on the embers before leaving.

Firework Dos and Don’ts

• Keep fireworks in a closed metal box and take them out one at a time.

• Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on each firework. Read them by torchlight - NEVER a naked flame.

• Light fireworks at arm’s length using a safety firework lighter or fuse wick. NEVER go back to a lit firework.

• Always wear gloves when handling sparklers and hold at arm’s length. Once finished, put in a bucket of water.

• Never give sparklers to children under 5.

To see our great Fireman Sam video of tips go online at www.exmouthjournal.co.uk or visit www.firemansamonline.com for great competitions.

Other Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 17:30

Newsflash! There’s been a series of high-profile crimes right across the city – but fear not… the police chief’s put his best man on the job.

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

An appeal has been issued for memorabilia to be put on display for the Shute Local History Weekend.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Bowie Experience will be bringing a ‘spectacular concert’ to Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, October 14, from 8pm.

Read more
Monday, September 19, 2016

Flower arrangers will be going to Exeter Racecourse to compete in the Devon and Cornwall area of National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS) show.

Read more
Thursday, September 15, 2016

With just over four weeks to go to Exmouth Carnival Fun Day and Illuminated Procession on Saturday, October 8, organisers say the event is ‘shaping up nicely’.

Read more
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Gittisham village fete is set to take place on Saturday, September 17, starting at 2pm.

Read more
Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Beehive will be hosting the return visit of The Birthday Girls after their outrageously funny show last year.

Read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Spirit of the Exe and the Exmouth Mussel Festival is coming up on Saturday, September 24, at the Exmouth Beach and Gardens, from noon-7pm.

Read more
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

After a two-month summer break, the Tuckers Jazz Club will start again on Saturday, September 17, at 8pm.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 16°C

Most Read Entertainment

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications