Town of Pelham offers warming center; Pelham Manor issues winter fire warnings

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Town of Pelham offers warming center; Pelham Manor issues winter fire warnings

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With the severe cold weather descending on the area, the Town of Pelham planned to make a warming center available, while the Village of Pelham Manor issued fire safety tips for cold weather. Their press releases follow.

Warming Center – Town Hall

The Town of Pelham will have a warming center on standby if you lose heat or electricity. Please call Pelham police headquarters to make arrangements at (914)738-2000.

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Winter Fire Safety Quick Tips

The Pelham Manor Fire Department would like to remind residents about home fire safety tips during this next round of cold weather.

Winter Fire Safety Quick Tips

  • Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heaters.
  • Have a three-foot “kids free zone” around open fires and space heaters.
  • Never use your oven to heat your home.
  • Remember to turn portable heaters off when leaving the room or going to bed.
  • Plug any space heater directly into wall outlet and do not use extension cords.
  • Make sure the fireplace has a sturdy screen to stop sparks from flying into the room.
  • Make sure your fireplace flue is open when starting a fire in the fireplace.

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