More fires happen in the winter months than any other time of the year. During the cold months, we spend more time indoors and use different methods to heat our homes. It is important to keep fire safety in mind when you are heating your home.
If you are using a portable heater:
• Make sure the heater has an automatic shut-off so if it tips over, it shuts off.
• Keep anything that can burn such bedding, clothing and curtains at least 3 feet from the heater.
• Plug portab
Don't forget that green trash cans are bi-weekly for trash pick-up and black trash cans are weekly. Recycling goes out the same time as your green or black trash can. Here is a link to the 2018 Green Container & Recycling Schedule: http://www.rexburg.org/upload/Public%20Works/Copy%20of%202018%20GREEN%20CONT%20SCHEDULE.pdf