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The Waynesville mountaineer. (Waynesville, Haywood Co., N.C.) 1925-1972, October 09, 1941, Page Page 12, Image 12

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Fig TT n TT3 is National irire .Jilt IT EIT Prevention WeeEi Fire Our Biggest Einemy- put across is one of rejecting fire's ability to destroy. The ammnt of damage done by fire each year J? equip much-talked about Two Ocean Navy. If fire worked only, as our friend, hundreds of lives would not be lost and untold misery would be obliterated. But fire respects no laws I , Tinn' .h rh.n Don't do During National Fire Prevention Week do your part to wipe out fires by preventing them. Don t take chances Don do cleaning with dangerous fluids. Don't attempt amateur electrical work. See to it that your home is not a fire-trap. Join in the drive against fire. , OBSERVE THESE SIMPLE SUGGESTIONS 1 Fires should be put out while . they are small. 2 Never let rubbish collect in the attic or cellar in fact not anywhere. 3 Never put ashes in wooden boxes or barrels; use metal . ones. ;. 4 Keep oily rags in metal cans. 5 Brush should be burned in small piles under careful supervision.. 6 Lighted matches, cigar's, and cigarettes should be put out before-being thrown away. 7 Keep matches where small chil dren cannot reach them. 8 Bury leaves don't burn them. 9 Replace "blown" fuses with new ones not Pennies Don't look for gas leaks with a match. 10 Do dry cleaning with safe li quids. Never start a fire with kerosene. 11 Have the chimney cleaned regularly and all repairs fixed very promptly. 12 Save life and property from unnecessary loss by fire and keeping the principles of fire prevention always in mind. ID rm Can Destroy A Life- u limes savings. Insure Against buch Losses. . . The home you've worked so hard to make your own! The furnishings you just bought! All the family's clothes. Fire makes the investments of a life-time go up in smoke! Only insurance can protect you It doesn't pay to delay getting coverage I I. N. Davis and Co. Insurance Agency Phone 77 Main Street DEATH Stalks When You Clean Clothes At Home! Don't clean your clothes at home. Records reveal that scores of persons are fatally burned while attempting this dangerous practice. A tiny flame or spark ven static electricity when rubbing clothes will ignite gasoline vapor. BE WISE LET US CLEAN YOUR CLOTHES Waynesville Laundry Phone 205 OFTEN CAUSED BY . .i ...... FAULTY MATKIALb Wfr W -I -M lllllllllllll I . W I 1 I jl 1 I - IT JUU 14 J. MUllUllI UU1IU TT1UI HIV -r There are now many iire-prooi materials that will save you money in the long run. I See Us For BELKNAP Roofing T fK tfy And the Best of Building Hardware! Heath f and JVlilligan raint Underwood Lumber and Supply Company Phone 371 FIGHT RE By (Preventing Fire Got Ahead Of Fire With PREVENTION pi In Case Of FDR E Call : -7 ' TOWN OF WAYNESV1L1 In Case Of Fire Call 340 In Case Of Printing Needs Or Office Supplies Call 13 7 The Mountaineer Printing Office Supplies ' lifes Savings Gone Up In sivaoKE Protect Your Investment With Good Fire Insurance Hundreds of homes are destroyed yearly by fire. . . From any number of reasons you can insure joud for its full value at a very nominal cost. ... Call uf for rates on your home . . . City or country! w insure them all I Atkins insurance Agency Phone 301 IIMIOIIAL FIRE PREVENTION VFFK Now comes the annual revived of fire prevention week the time for thorough Inspections of homes, .omcej stores, and factories as a precautionary measure agcrini dreaded fire hazards. The movement is especially important this year in jj relation to the National Defense ftogram to prevent vasi MPlay safe," says Reddy Kilowatt, Your Electrical Servcmt, "and lend your cwp--during National Fire " vention WeW ' CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY II I 1 M

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