We're into October now and for many of you, that means Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner. This particular weekend is definitely one of the most fun for college students because of the many parties and get togethers with friends, the big football game and other sporting events. It's also a time when fire safety couldn't be more important especially when we bring the festivities, and our many friends, indoors after a day of being out in the cold. So this week, we're talking about electrical fire safety. Electrical
If you plan on hosting a party at your house or in your dorm room or apartment, consider the following when it comes to "plugging in":
And don't ever be afraid to contact your landlord or resident assistant (RA) immediately if you notice such things as:
These can be signs of a serious problem with the electrical system in your building.