Fireman Tim has Summer Safety Tips

Tim Griffin from the Carmel Fire Department offers summer safety tips. From biking with kids, to pool rules.

As we come into the summer months, I wanted to come on and help people think about some of those things they need to be thinking about…just make sure you talk about this with your kids and as a family.”

fireman helmetBikes: helmets, making sure kids are aware of their surroundings drive ways.For adults also helmets reflective and or bright clothing for evenings, knowing your right aways example the Monon Trail.

fireman vestSome pools tips getting to know you life guards and talking pool rules with your kids. Remember even if they are wearing a floatation device they still need to be watched closely. And sun screen is very important.

Retention ponds are very dangerous they are deep, unclear water and many have debris from when neighborhood was constructed such as, old constitution fencing can be a serious entanglement.

And stings making sure you have epi pen if needed or keeping Benadryl at home provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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