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      Roanoke City Fire Department Offers Fire Safety Tips for Halloween

      Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke City Fire Department is reminding all you ghouls and goblins out there to be extra careful of fire hazards over Halloween.

      Fire Prevention Specialist Tiffany Bradbury says to be careful flammable costumes and to keep in mind even those costumes can catch fire. She warns of loose fitting costumes and others that could pose a tripping hazard.

      She also reminds everyone to be careful of candles that are used quite often in Halloween celebrations.

      Finally, folks on hay rides need to beware of smoking and other scenarios that could pose a fire hazard as well.

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