Dodging the flame: Fire Chief shares tips on how to avoid fires this summer


NORWAY — Out of the frying pan and into the fire is a cliche worth remembering as summer presents a new danger for anyone burning wood or using a gas grill.

While summer is a time for relaxation—enjoying the sun and cookouts with the family—it’s also one of the most dangerous times of the year when it comes to fires. Norway Fire Chief Dennis Yates shares tips on how to avoid fires and stay safe this summer.

Camping is a summertime ritual and popular family event in Maine — but it’s also the culprit of many uncontrolled fires. It’s important to be aware of how to keep campfires under control so that they don’t spread to nearby grass or woods…


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