While the Texas heat can pose an increased fire risk, the elements can be just as detrimental to your health. To learn more about heat-related illnesses, click here.
For tips, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), specifically related to Propane and Charcoal Grills, click here.
The NFPA also offers safety tips related to Outdoor Entertaining as well as the General use of Propane.
For recommended action steps, from the NFPA, for preventing a Wildland Fire, click here.
Children playing with fire cause hundreds of deaths and injuries each year. Preschoolers and kindergartners are most likely to start these fires, typically by playing with matches and lighters, and are most likely to die in them. Since most children are out of school in the summer months, click here for some things, from the NFPA, for parents know about children and fire.
On that same note, the following is a list of other safety tips that may pertain to the safety of your child and pets:
Summer Safety Tips (pdf, printable version)