- Response & Relief
The winter season brings joy and reason for celebration; however, it can also bring danger. The winter months see increases in house fires due to candles, cooking, and holiday decorations, along with storms that can produce strong winds, heavy rain, and/snow. Winter storms can cause utility disruptions, flooding, landslides, and unsafe driving conditions. The cold weather that comes in the winter can lead to health problems, including hypothermia and frostbite and carbon monoxide poisoning from misuse of generators/stoves, and heart attacks from overexertion. Read below to learn how you can ensure you and your loved ones’ safety this winter.