MVFD Video 5: Blow out candles before bed, clear snow from hydrants

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George Roelofsen, junior lieutenant of the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department, encourages residents to clear away snow from fire hydrants during the winter to make it easier for firefighters to access water more quickly.

MONROE, CT — Candles can provide a warm feeling over the holidays, but pose a fire hazard when left lit overnight. Monroe Volunteer firefighters talk candle safety among the tips offered in their fifth and final video during National Fire Safety Week.

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