South Hero, Vermont
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Home Heating Safety
More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fire risks when heating with wood and solid fuels.
Heating fires account for 36% of residential home fires in rural areas every year. Often these fires are due to creosote buildup in chimneys and stovepipes. All home heating systems require regular maintenance to function safely and efficiently.
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) encourages you to practice the following fire safety steps to keep those home fires safely burning. Remember, fire safety is your personal responsibility ...Fire Stops With You! Click here to learn more
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The SHVFD Auxiliary assists and promotes the department, its families and the community through incident support, fire victim support, social activities and fund raising. All friends of the SHVFD are invited to join.
SHVFD Supporter T-shirts
South Hero Volunteer Fire Department Supporter shirts for sale!!
$10, youth & adult sizes
Contact Chief Kim Julow or auxiliary members Jessica Mcallister or Judy Duval to purchase.
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