Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

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, 13:33

North Devon events from 28/04/16 to 04/05/16

Read more
Wed, 17:08
There is lots to see at the Merton Vintage and Classic Vehicle Rally

Great family day out with yesteryear’s vehicles at The Clinton Hall this Sunday (May 1)

Read more
Mon, 19:12
Don't miss Jack-in-the-Green and friends at Sunday's Ilfracombe May Celebrations

Popular welcome for summer is this Sunday (May 1) this year

Read more
Mon, 11:53
Could a theatres trust buy out pave the way for a new restaurant at the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe?

Trust would be able to attract more funds if it purchase its lease from the council

Read more
Friday, April 22, 2016
The Embassy Cinema will host the first ever Ilfracombe Film Festival.

Plenty for all ages from Friday to Sunday at Ilfracombe’s Embassy Cinema

Read more
Friday, April 22, 2016
Say hello to a friendly ray at Ilfracombe Aquarium. Picture: Ilfracombe Aquarium

Net a cheap day out with a Charity Day this Saturday

Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Events from 21/04/16 to 27/04/16

Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Ilfracombe artist John Woodcock.

New exhibition of the life and work of John Woodcock

Read more
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Relay for Life riders on the beach at Putsborough. Picture: James Dashwood

As July’s North Devon Relay for Life approaches, horse riders help to get the fundraising galloping ahead

Read more
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Plenty to soothe mind, body and soul at The Big Sheep.

The Big Sheep will once again be hosting a Mind, Body and Soul Festival this weekend.

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 0°C

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications