Halloween Safety

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service have provided this simple safety guide for anyone celebrating Halloween this week.

  • Keep all fancy dress costumes away from naked flames.
  • Use LED candles in pumpkins – they don’t blow out and theyare much safer.
  • Check the labels on any fancy dress outfits you buy for fireresistance and a registered trademark.
  • Remember, cheaper products are more likely to becounterfeit and could burn quickly if they catch fire.
  • Burns and scalds last a lifetime. Remember if clothing does catchfire, stop, drop and roll until the fire is out.
  • In an emergency cool any burns with large amounts of water andget urgent medical assistance.

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