Feb. 1-7: This is Burn Awareness Week in BC. Fire service personnel will be out and about across the province promoting fire awareness and burn prevention. Children under age five are most at risk of burns in the home. Tips:
- Reduce temperature on hot water heaters to 49°C
- Always supervise children around hot liquids
- Make sure pot handles are turned towards the back of the stove
- Store matches and lighters out of children’s reach.